Shmini Atzeret 2015 / שְׁמִינִי עֲצֶרֶת 5776

Shmini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly) for Hebrew Year 5776 began on and ended on .

Shemini Atzeret (שמיני עצרת - "the Eighth [day] of Assembly") is a Jewish holiday. It is celebrated on the 22nd day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei (first month of calendar). In the Diaspora, an additional day is celebrated, the second day being separately referred to as Simchat Torah. In Israel and Reform Judaism, the holidays of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah are combined into a single day and the names are used interchangeably.
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Dates for Shmini Atzeret

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Date
Shmini Atzeret 2012 22 Tishrei 5773
Shmini Atzeret 2013 22 Tishrei 5774
Shmini Atzeret 2014 22 Tishrei 5775
Shmini Atzeret 2015 22 Tishrei 5776
Shmini Atzeret 2016 22 Tishrei 5777
Shmini Atzeret 2017 22 Tishrei 5778
Shmini Atzeret 2018 22 Tishrei 5779
Shmini Atzeret 2019 22 Tishrei 5780

Tanakh

Simchat Torah / שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12; Genesis 1:1-2:3; Numbers 29:35-30:1

  1. 1: Deuteronomy 33:1-7 · 7 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Deuteronomy 33:8-12 · 5 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Deuteronomy 33:13-17 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Deuteronomy 33:18-21 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Deuteronomy 33:22-26 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Deuteronomy 33:27-34:12 · 15 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Genesis 1:1-2:3 · 34 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: Numbers 29:35-30:1 · 6 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Joshua 1:1 - 1:18 · 18 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Shemini Atzeret" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
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