Do we shake the lulav on shemini atzeret or simhat torah for folks living in diaspora?

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  • Why do you think it would make a difference if someone was in the Diaspora or in Eretz Yisrael?
    – MTL
    Commented Oct 15, 2014 at 16:01
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    Shokhet, there are certain halachic differences between jewish practices inside and outside of Eretz Yisrael-a lot of them pertain to sukkot.
    – Ani Yodea
    Commented Oct 15, 2014 at 17:05

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We do not do so. You didn't ask why not, but, for anyone interested, there are good and ample reasons.

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