Hoshanah Rabah

Hakafot, the tradition of walking around the Bima (Torah reading table) on the seventh day of the holiday of Succot is the theme of this painting. Participants carry the four species of the holiday, as they participate in the service which takes place at the Kotel. The refrain of the prayers uttered during this ceremony, “Anna Hashem Hoshiya Na” is seen embroidered on the Bima.

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