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Dedication of Torah Scroll

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The dedication of a new Torah scroll is traditionally celebrated with great festivity. This article is a basic guide to the traditional induction ceremony.
A Hachnasat Sefer Torah is the celebration that centers around the dedication of new Torah scroll.
A live broadcast of the Siyum, the completion of the 8th unity Torah Scroll, where 304,805 men, women and children participated in acquiring one of the 304,805 letters in this special Sefer Torah. The celebration will feature special video presentations f...
This week, for maybe the first time in my adult life, I attended a Hachnasat Sefer Torah that affected me deeply, in ways I could not have imagined beforehand.
More than a family Sefer Torah
In welcoming remarks to the Jewish Women’s Retreat in Toronto (2015), Jodi Ganz recounts the inspiring story of how a family birthday celebration turns into something much bigger than ever expected.
When you donate a Torah scroll, whenever it is read, wherever it is read, it is done so in your merit.
Sunday was a landmark day. A family on our street dedicated a new Torah in memory of their patriarch, and we had a great time dancing and singing as the new scroll was welcomed to its new home. A Torah scroll is handwritten and can take a year to complete...
The dedication of a new Torah scroll is always a cause for celebration. But for the small yet proud Jewish community in South Korea, just such a dedication Sunday meant so much more.
Should a family donate a Sefer Torah in memory of a loved one?
Dear Rabbi, At the Shabbat table last week my friend told me that years ago her family purchased a Torah scroll for the synagogue we go to, in memory of her beloved mother. Once a year that Torah scroll is removed from the ark and read from. She explained...
26 Tishrei, 5748 • October 19, 1987 & 30 Tishrei, 5748 • October 23, 1987
The Rebbe participates in the celebration of completing a Torah scroll from Israel.
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