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Simchat Torah: (lit., "the Rejoicing of the Torah''); festival immediately following Sukkot, on which the public reading of the Torah is annually concluded and recommenced; observed with great joy, singing and the Hakafot procession with the Torah scrolls
Growing Weekly: Simchat Torah
Five Levels of Understanding
The holiday of Sukkot culminates with the days of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, where we celebrate the completion of the Torah. Learn five levels of meaning behind this most joyous day.
Letters and numbers of Simchat Torah
Before the Torah was given, it existed as “black fire written upon white fire.” This is alluded to by the unusual term “eish-dat,” which is written as one word but read as two.
On Simchat Torah we complete the yearly cycle of Torah readings, and celebrate by dancing with the Torah.
We all struggle with our egos, our need for attention. To “make it” we try to stand out and be significant. Paradoxically, we experience tremendous joy and holiness when we can unite with our brothers and sisters. There are special times and ways of celeb...
Something Spiritual on Simchat Torah
Why the rabbi praised the man who was drunk on Yom Kippur.
Mendel Greenbaum recalls how the Rebbe waited to begin the Simchas Torah celebrations until the last of the Chasidim who had gone out on the Rebbe’s directive to spread the joy of the festival, had returned to 770. (1954)
Concluding on the same note as we began
After reading the Torah for a year, here is how we finally conclude…
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