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The last intermediate day is Hoshana Rabba. It is the custom to stay up the preceding night and study Torah as laid out in the prayer book, this is because on the festival we are judged on the water, and all the life of man depends on water. This day is the last day of the festival and everything goes after the sealing (of judgement). In the morning we increase slightly the lights in the synagogue like (we do) on Yom Kippur. The Reader wears the Kittel (white robe), we say1 ''For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David'' like on a festival and also say2 ''A Psalm of thanksgiving'', we do not say ''The breath of every living being'', we say ''There is none like unto You'' (and) ''Hear O Israel'' as on a festival day in the additional prayers Kedusha (we say) ''We will reverence'' (KSA 138:1)