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September 27, 2021  

Hoshanah Rabbah 5782

September 27, 2021

The Torah infers the requirement of the water offerings, through subtle hints in the passage concerning the Sukkot offerings, found in Numbers chapter 29. These point towards the Simchat Beis HaShoavah, Celebration of the Place of Water-Drawing, as mentioned in the mishnah: “Whoever did not see the rejoicing of [this water drawing ceremony] never saw rejoicing in his lifetime” (Mishnah: Sukkah 5:1).