Category Archives: Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah

Sources and Notes: Yom Tov Sheini

I gave a Shiur over Shavuot on Yom Tov Sheini as it relates to Sefirat Ha’Omer and Shavuot. Here are the sources. A few notes based on the sources: 1) Sources 18 and 19 provide a fascinating back-and-forth between the … Continue reading

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Audio and Sources – Shemini Atzeret – Hashkafa and Halacha

Below is audio (MP3) and sources (PDF) for a Shiur I gave at the high school today on Shemini Atzeret. The first half is a Hashkafic (Philosophical) perspective on what Shemini Atzeret is really all about; the second, more Halachic … Continue reading

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