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Simchat Torah

2017/5778 Simchat Torah Celebration

Saturday, October 14, 10:00 am
As we come to the end of our yearly Torah cycle and prepare to begin again, please join us as we unroll the Torah and celebrate! Everyone is welcome to participate in the unrolling of the Torah, dancing, singing, and many children (and adults!) enjoy sitting in the aisle and watching the Torah roll over their heads. As part of our celebration, we will also formally welcome our Kindergartners and new students to the CRC Religious School community in a ceremony where they receive their very own Torah scroll. As in years past, this year we will once again feature a performance by the klezmer band Klezundheit!

 

 About Simchat Torah: Rejoicing in the Torah

On Simchat Torah, we celebrate the completion of once again finishing the reading of the Five Books of Moses. Our synagogue was built so that the Torah could be unrolled on the bimah and stretched straight to a wall on the other side of the building where we start rolling the Torah back the other way so we can begin reading with Genesis 1 once again. Join us on Simchat Torah to sing, dance and celebrate!

 

 

Photo: "Lifted by Hope & Unity" by Jeane Vogel Photography