Chag Sameach from Arutz Sheva!

Wishing a joyous a joyous Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah to all our readers. News coverage ends this evening, resumes Saturday evening.

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As the Jewish people celebrate the holidays of Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, Arutz Sheva's team wishes all of our readers a joyous holiday.

In honor of the festivals, updates to our website will stop from Monday night to Tuesday night.

Our regular news updates will resume Tuesday night with the end of Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah in Israel.

For more about the holiday of Simchat Torah, click here.

For essays, insights and inspiration during this holiday period, visit our Judaism section.

Chag Sameach,

The Arutz Sheva team.