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Shemini Atzeret is the holiday that follows immediately after the seventh day of Sukkot, known as Hoshana Rabbah. Shmini Atzeret in 2017 begins on the evening of Wednesday, 11th October.
Shemini Atzeret is a Jewish holiday dedicated to the love of God. It is a time when prayers or celebrations for rain and a good harvest are made for the coming year in the Jewish calendar.
In the Jewish calendar, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Jews will celebrate Shemini Atzeret on the sunset of Wednesday, the 11th October and end on the evening of Thursday, 12th October.