Why do Epic Jewish Holidays Follow a Bewildering Sequence?
At first glance, some of the Jewish holidays appear to be conspicuously out of order. In this broadcast, Rabbi Tovia Singer illuminates the deeper meaning of the Jewish calendar. After all, why does the Torah instruct us to celebrate Sukkot and Shmini Atzeret following Yom Kippur rather than Shavuot, the festival that marks the moment when God gave Israel the Torah at Mt. Sinai.