Celebrating the festive culmination of Succot
Crowds gather at the Western Wall in Jerusalem to mark Shmini Atzeret after the seven days of Succot.
Succot prayers at the Western Wall. Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post
Crowds gather on Wednesday at the Western Wall in Jerusalem to celebrate the festive day of Shmini Atzeret marking the end of Succot.
In Israel, the holiday is celebrated in conjunction with Simhat Torah at the culmination of the seven days of Succot, while in the Diaspora the two festivals are observed separately.
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