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Shemini Atzeret in Germany

Shemini Atzeret (or Shmini Atzeret) is a Jewish holiday dedicated to the love of God. Together with Simchat Torah, it marks the end of the Sukkot (or Sukkoth) festival and is the day on which the yearly cycle of readings from the Torah ends and a new reading cycle begins.

Is Shemini Atzeret a Public Holiday?

Shemini Atzeret is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Torah scrolls are used as part of the celebrations for Shemini Atzeret.

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About Shemini Atzeret

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Shemini Atzeret Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2016MonOct 24Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2017ThuOct 12Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2018MonOct 1Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2019MonOct 21Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2020SatOct 10Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2021TueSep 28Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2022MonOct 17Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2023SatOct 7Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2024ThuOct 24Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2025TueOct 14Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland
2026SatOct 3Shemini AtzeretObservance, HebrewBremen, Saarland

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