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Yom Shlishi, 3 Kislev 5778

Simchat Torah is the "rewinding" of the Torah. It occurs a week after Sukkot. It's the day Jews finish the annual reading of the Torah and go back to the beginning. Since the Torah is written on a scroll rather than in a book with pages, this means rewinding it. At Temple Emanuel, we unroll the Torah in our Sanctuary for kids and adults to see.

 

Simchat Torah, Hebrew for rejoicing in the Law

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Simchat Torah, Hebrew for "rejoicing in the Law", celebrates the completion of the annual reading of the Torah. Simchat Torah is a joyous festival, in which we affirm our view of the Torah as a tree of life and demonstrate a living example of never-ending,…