Category: Sukkot-Shemini Atzeret

Êuê Calendar: The Lunar Calendar – The Moon and the Mo’edim

Shalom everyone! The ancient pre-exilic Israelites used two calendar systems to keep time: A civil solar calendar for day-to-day civil business and an ecclesiastical lunar calendar to track the monthly and annual mo’edim and the reigns of kings.  In Exodus 12:1-2, YAH commanded the Israelites to create the ecclesiastical lunar calendar for the mo’edim, even before their Exodus from Egypt. This calendar was […]

Mo’edim: Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret (Feast of Booths and the 8th Day of Assembly) #Sukkot #SheminiAtzeret

Shalom everyone! The biblical holidays of Chag Sukkot (Feast of Booths) and Shemini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly), both collectively known as Sukkot in modern times, are observed each beginning on the 15th day of the Seventh Month (15 of Ethanim/Tishrei) and ending on the 22nd day of the Seventh Month (22 of Ethanim/Tishrei). This eight-day holiday is another of YAH‘s mo’edim (appointed times), […]