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 Websites

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

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/Jewish_Holidays/Sukkot.shtml

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.