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Shemini Atzeret

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

Shemini Atzeret is the 8th day of Sukkot – It is a separate, yet connected, holy day devoted to the spiritual aspects of the festival of Sukkot.

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Sukkot Intermediate Days

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Sukkot Day 2

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Sukkot Day 1

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Erev Sukkot

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

Sukkot is a weeklong Jewish festival that comes five days after Yom Kippur. Sukkot celebrates the gathering of the harvest and many Jews celebrate by eating (and some even sleeping) in a foliage-covered booth (known as a sukkah).

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Yom Kippur

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year and means “Day of Atonement.”  It begins several minutes before sunset and concludes after nightfall the following day.  Many who observe the holiday will attend synagogue and will abstain from eating and drinking, as well as other normal activities.

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Erev Yom Kippur

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year and means “Day of Atonement.”  It begins several minutes before sunset and concludes after nightfall the following day.  Many who observe the holiday will attend synagogue and will abstain from eating and drinking, as well as other normal activities.

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Rosh Hashanah Day 1

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish New Year. It begins at sundown on the eve of the Hebrew month of Tishrei 1 and ends after nightfall on Tishrei 2.  This is one of the holiest holidays of the year.  Students are generally absent from school to observe the holiday.

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Lag B’Omer

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

Lag B’Omer falls on the 33rd day of the Omer, a minor festival falling between Passover and Shavuot, commemorating the end of a plague which killed thousands of Rabbi Akiva’s students; also the yahrzeit of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Zohar.

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Tu B’Shevat

Buffalo, NY Buffalo, NY

The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. This day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.