Erev Shmini Atzeret

September 27, 2021 6:54PM - 11:59PM

Shmini Atzeret 2021 / שְׁמִינִי עֲצֶרֶת 5782

Shmini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly) for Hebrew Year 5782 begins at sundown on and ends at nightfall 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.

Monday, September 27: Candle Lighting Erev Shmini Atzeret

Tuesday, September 28: Candle Lighting Erev Simchat Torah