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Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah Main articles: Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah The day immediately following Sukkot is known as Shemini Atzeret ( ינימש תרצע - lit. "the Eighth [Day] of Assembly"). Shemini Atzeret is a separate holiday. [3] In Israel, the celebration of Shemini Atzeret includes that of Simchat Torah and is celebrated on the day after Sukkot. Outside the land of Israel, Shemini Atzeret is a two-day holiday which immediately follows Sukkot, and Simchat Torah is celebrated on the second day of Shemini Atzeret. On Shemini Atzeret, the family returns indoors to eat and sleep in their house, special synagogue services are held, and holiday meals are served. However, outside of Israel, many have the custom to still eat in the sukkah on Shemini Atzeret, but not on Simchat Torah[ citation needed ] . Simchat Torah ( תחמש הרות - lit. "the joy of the Torah") is an especially happy celebration during which the very last portion of the Torah is read in the synagogue during morning services and, in order to convey the idea
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