Tag Archive: torah scroll

Oct 19

Shorashim Celebrates Simchat Torah with the Torah!

All this week, Shorashim celebrated Simchat Torah.  On Simchat Torah, we finish the end of the last book of the Torah, and start all over again at the beginning.  This holiday is typically celebrated with song, dance, and yup, you guessed it, the Torah! But what exactly is the Torah that we talk (and sing) …

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Jan 25

Playing Examples of Kedusha (Holiness) from the Torah

This week in Beit Shorashim V’Shteelim (nursery and kindergarten) we have started playing some examples of the many things that the Torah says are Kadosh in ויקרא י״ט (Vayikra-Leviticus 19).   The Torah says so many things are kadosh (holy)! Leaving the corners of your field for the poor… “We should leave the food so they aren’t hungry, …

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Oct 15

First Day of Yedidim & Nitzanim Explore the Torah Scroll with Many Senses

Tuesday was another special day at the Jewish Enrichment Center. For many of our children, we saw, touched, listened to and smelled the scrolls of a Torah for the first time. It was also the first day we introduced ידידים (yedidim — buddies) to the Jewish Enrichment Center. ידידים are a unqiue opportunity for the …

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