Simchat Torah

Sanctifying Our Relationship with God

From the Inner Circle to the Outer Circle: Sanctifying our Relationship with God Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander is President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone We are involved in hakafot – literally forming circles – throughout the festival of

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Sukkot (Second Days) 5784

Shabbat Shalom: Sukkot (Second Days)  By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And everyone shall be united in following the will of our Father in Heaven.” (High Holy Day Liturgy) The second Mishnah in the fourth chapter of the Tractate

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How Did Shemini Atzeret Become Simchat Torah?

How Did Shemini Atzeret Become Simchat Torah? Rabbanit Sally Mayer is the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program The Torah describes Sukkot repeatedly as a seven-day holiday (Vayikra 23, Bamidbar 29, Devarim 16), but then

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