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Torah: The Basics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z47POo2k4oI The Torah is the foundation of our Jewish beliefs and religious practice. It is sometimes known as the Old Testament, but that is a Christian term, we call it the Torah. It is part of the Jewish Bible. The Jewish Bible contains some other books as well. The Torah contains the five Books of… Continue reading Torah: The Basics

Recipes, Simchat Torah

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As with many congregations, the Simchat Torah service is also Consecration.  The temple welcomes all new students to the religious school by giving them a small Torah and a blessing. Last year was our daughter's first year in religious school and with very little notice I was asked to sponsor the oneg.  For many this… Continue reading Simchat Torah Cookies