Simchat Torah

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(Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah

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But it also serves pre-paid holiday meals at a fixed price, and such meals will again be served for Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
On the day of Simchat Torah we take the scrolls out of the ark and we dance round the synagogue with them seven times.
But for Beit Simchat Torah, which had wandered from one temporary home to the next during its 38 years of existence prior to settling on its first permenant space, the Assyrian detailing is part of the charm of the new home.
The last track, Comparsa de Simchat Torah, was inspired by Lapidus' carnaval memories in Guantanamo and Santiago de Cuba, and also by the Simchat Torah celebration--he incorporates a medley of songs heard after the Torah has been read in its entirety.
The girl was at the Chabad center in the 14900 block of Ventura Boulevard with her family, celebrating Simchat Torah, when she was allegedly lured away by a man about 3 p.
Referring to the dozens of children she's taught at Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, the largest LGBT synagogue in the world, James says, "Most of them are very young children growing up with two moms or two dads in Jewish homes, so I'm working on stories that reflect their lives.
An even more far-reaching impact of this ruling pertains to Simchat Torah celebrations.
On a recent weekend Sharon Kleinbaum performed a dual bat mitzvah for a pair of twins born on the same day she was named the first rabbi of the New York City-based Congregation Beth Simchat Torah.
IN A few days' time, it is the Jewish Festival of Simchat Torah.
As she dances with the Torah scrolls on the festival of Simchat Torah, she sings the traditional prayers: "I pray that the Lord our God will save us.
In a very different neck of the New York Jewish woods, Helaine Harris writes about the history of Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, New York's gay and lesbian synagogue.
The eight celebrations include: Simchat Torah (Celebrating the Bible), Thanksgiving, The Nativity, Lent, Pentecost, Celebrating the Family, Peace, and Celebrating Sabbath.
Upcoming holidays during which appropriate kosher foods will be served at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort include Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
Talk to me about HIV" is the brainchild of Congregation Beth Simchat Torah (CBST), which describes itself as the world's largest LGBT synagogue.
This week, I went to Jerusalem to spend the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah with American friends vacationing there.