Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, Simhat Torah Resources

In the catalog

To find books about the holiday(s) in the catalog, search under the subject headings: Sukkot ; Shemini Atzeret ; Simhat Torah ; Hoshana rabba You may also search the catalog under the holiday name with "customs and practices" after it. We also have some books and articles written on: Four Species (Sukkot) ; Sukkah ; Etrog ; Lulav ; Myrtle (Sukkot) ; Willow (Sukkot)

In the stacks

Most will be shelved in the BM 695 section. Sukkot - BM 695 S8 ; Shemini Atzeret - BM 695 S5.3 ; Simhat Torah - BM 695 S6.

Study and teaching

Search the catalog under Sukkot--Study and teaching or check with the Tartak Center (or email Tartak@huc.edu) for lessons plans and project ideas.

Selected Web-sites

Union for Reform Judaism
The URJ provides overview articles, study guides, and family program resources.
http://urj.org/holidays/sukkot/

 

Sukkot / Kolel, the Adult Centre for Liberal Jewish Learning
This site contains an overview of the holidays focusing on the Biblical sources. It also has articles on many of the traditions.
http://www.kolel.org/pages/holidays/Sukkot_intro.html

 

Judaism 101 - Sukkot
This site has a short overview of the holidays
http://www.jewfaq.org/holiday5.htm

 

MyJewishLearning.com
This site contains articles, study guides and "how-to's"
http://www.myjewishlearning.com/holidays/Sukkot.htm

 

Aish.com
This site contains many articles, study guides, children's pages, and "how-to's"
http://www.aish.com/holidays/sukkot/default.asp

 

While the Library thinks that these sites are useful, their content is not under our control and may express views that are not shared by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

 

If you have any further questions about finding information on this, or any other topic, ask your local HUC-JIR librarian or email  us.

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