Tags Tags

Hakafot Shniyot

News and updates about Hakafot Shniyot

Students at special yeshiva celebrate with the Torah

Students at the Tiferet Shmuel yeshiva dance for hours during special celebration, together with public figures and the and yeshiva staff.

Students at special yeshiva celebrate with the Torah

'Second hakafot' at Merkaz Harav Yeshiva

'Second hakafot' held in Merkaz Harav Yeshiva, parallel to customary 'second hakafot' celebrations in Beit Harav Kook.

'Second hakafot' at Merkaz Harav Yeshiva

With a small Torah scroll and thousands watching: 'Second hakafot' in Gur

Thousands of Gur hasidim attend 'second hakafot' at study hall, as their Grand Rabbi dances with a Torah scroll.

With a small Torah scroll: 'Second hakafot' in Gurplayer

Watch: Former Justice Min. plays guitar in Kfar Chabad

At 'second hakafot' celebration in Kfar Chabad, former Justice Min. Amir Ohana gets up on stage, plays, 'Am Yisrael Chai,' on the guitar.

Watch: Former Justice Min. plays guitar in Kfar Chabadplayer

Watch: 'Second hakafot' at Barby Club in Tel Aviv

Young people gather at Tel Aviv's Barby Club to dance 'second hakafot,' accompanied by singer Yoni Genut.

Watch: 'Second hakafot' at Barby Club in Tel Avivplayer

Watch: Beit El yeshiva holds 'second hakafot'

Beit El yeshiva holds 'second hakafot,' attended by dean Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed, rabbis, and students.

Watch: Beit El yeshiva holds 'second hakafot'player

Watch: 'Second hakafot' at Sheba Medical Center

Students of the Bnei Akiva yeshiva in Givat Shmuel dance 'second hakafot' at Sheba Medical Center, bringing joy to the patients.

Watch: 'Second hakafot' at Sheba Medical Centerplayer

Watch: 'Second hakafot' at Oz Vegaon reserve

Crowds dance to dance 'second hakafot' at the Oz Vegaon nature reserve, dedicated in memory of 3 teens murdered by Hamas terrorists in 2014.

Watch: 'Second hakafot' at Oz Vegaon reserveplayer

Watch: Hakafot at the Har Hamor Yeshiva in Jerusalem

Thousands attened celebration at the Yeshiva in Jerusalem. Video shows the dancing and rejoicing.

Watch: Hakafot at the Har Hamor Yeshivaplayer

Watch: 2nd Hakafot at the Western Wall

Annual celebration of the completion and starting of the Torah held at the Western Wall

Watch: 2nd Hakafot at the Western Wallplayer

Sukkot celebrations to be held at Western Wall

Traditional Priestly Blessing ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, the second intermediate day of the Sukkot holiday.

Sukkot celebrations to be held at Western Wall

Watch: Second Hakafot in Tel Aviv night club

Hundreds of people, mostly youths, gather for Second Hakafot at Tel Aviv's 'Barby' night club, featuring Yoni Ganot and Ilan Damari.

Watch: Second Hakafot in Tel Aviv night clubplayer

Live: Second Hakafot

'Second Hakafot' of Simchat Torah for Jews from around the world held in Jerusalem, Ramat Gan

Live: Second Hakafotplayer

In first, Kfar Chabad to hold traditional dancing outdoors, in the open air

Due to coronavirus restrictions and police instructions, Kfar Chabad's traditional 'hakafot shniyot' celebrations will be held outdoors.

In first, Kfar Chabad to hold traditional dancing outdoors

Simchat Torah under COVID-19 restrictions

Country celebrated Simchat Torah over Shabbat under Health Ministry guidelines. Police to enforce regulations tonight at Second Hakafot.

Simchat Torah under COVID-19 restrictions

Watch: 'Second Hakafot' at Har Hamor yeshiva in Jerusalem

Thousands celebrate at leading Religious Zionist yeshiva, whose post-Simchat Torah festivities have become an annual pilgrimage event.

Watch: 'Second Hakafot' at Har Hamor yeshiva in Jerusalemplayer

Watch: 'Second Hakafot' at Tel Aviv club

Hundreds dance with Torah scrolls until the early hours of the morning at 'Barby' in Tel Aviv.

Watch: 'Second Hakafot' at Tel Aviv club

Second hakafot at Kfar Chabad

Watch as celebrants gather in Kfar Chabad for second hakafot celebrations.

Second hakafot at Kfar Chabadplayer

Bennett at second hakafot: Bringing closeness and unity

Education Minister participates with hundreds of residents in hakafot event. 'Exciting to see love of Torah uniting people's hearts.'

Bennett at second hakafot: Bringing closeness and unityplayer

Thousands attend second hakafot at Rabin Square

Thousands of adults and young people arrive this evening for main event taking place in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv. Watch

Thousands attend second hakafot at Rabin Squareplayer

Watch: Second hakafot at Western Wall

At Western Wall, second hakafot begin at holiday's end. Dozens of other events take place throughout country.

Watch: Second hakafot at Western Wallplayer

Watch: Second Hakafot in a Tel Aviv club

Hundreds dance Second Hakafot at Tel Aviv's iconic Barby Club with musician Yoni Genut and his band. Organizers: Torah belongs to everyone

Watch: Second Hakafot in a Tel Aviv club

Watch live: 'Hakafot Shniyot' celebrated tonight

Across Israel, Jews take to the streets singing and dancing with Torah scrolls in the customary conclusion to Sukkot and Simhat Torah.

Watch live: 'Hakafot Shniyot' celebrated tonight

Watch: 'Only Way to Redemption is Jewish Unity'

Jews in Queens take part in second set of hakafot, as CHAZAQ head explains that joy of unity is the only way to overcome terror.

Watch: 'The Only Way to Redemption is Jewish Unity'player

Hakafot Shniyot Outside Boaz Albert Prison

Supporters of Boaz Albert celebrated hakafot shniyot outside the prison where he is being held.

Hakafot Shniyot at Prison Holding Boaz Albert   player

Highlights From 'Hakafot Shniyot' Celebrations

Arutz Sheva brings a roundup of some of last night's boisterous celebrations, as Israelis wrap up Sukkot and Simhat Torah festivities.

Highlights From 'Hakafot Shniyot' Celebrationsplayer

Supporters of Boaz Albert Dance Outside Jail

Yitzhar resident is prevented from living at home due to a restraining order.

Supporters of Boaz Albert Dance Outside Jailplayer

Second Night of Torah Celebrations Across Israel

A customary night of dancing in circles around Torah scrolls is set to take place throughout Israel tonight.

Second Night of Torah Celebrations Across Israel

Jewish Tip: Enter Winter with Holiday Energies

Rabbi Shlomo Katz performed with Soul-Farm at 2nd Night Hakafot and spoke with us about entering the post-Holiday time of the year

Jewish Tip: Enter Winter with Spiritual Energy from the Holdiaysplayer

Video: Dancing at Cave of the Patriarchs Main Hall

For the first time in many years the Yitzchak Hall in Hebron was open for Jews on the night after Simchat Torah. Watch the 2nd Night Hakafot

Video: Simchat Torah Dancing at Cave of the Patriarchs Main Hallplayer

To Dance Again: Second Hakafot Around Israel

To dance in celebration of the Torah, and then to dance again: the People of Israel were out in force Monday night for Second Hakafot.

To Dance Again: Second Hakafot Around Israelplayer

Video: Hakafot Shniot in Urban Israel

Tens of thousands dance again after the holiday is over in Israel. Arutz Sheva brings you Petach Tikva and Givat Shmuel.

Video: Second Round -  Post Sukkot Hakafot in Urban Israelplayer

Thousands in Second Hakafot in Jerusalem

For 30th year, event is sponsored by US philanthropist Eugen Gluck.

Thousands in Second Hakafot in Jerusalemplayer

Hakafot at Homesh

Activists celebrate Simchat Torah and Hakafot Shniyot at Homesh, which was destroyed by the Sharon government in 2005 to appease Israel's foes.

Razed but Not Abandoned: Hakafot at Homesh

'Second Hakafot' Dances

Tens of thousands of Jews in the Land of Israel dancing the 'Second Hakafot' as Simchat Torah begins abroad.

Israeli Jews in 'Second Hakafot' Dancesplayer