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G‑d told Abraham: “If atonement was not granted to your children on Rosh Hashanah, I will grant it on Yom Kippur; if atonement was not attained on Yom Kippur, it will be given on Hoshana Rabbah.”
Virtually everything you need to know about the holidays of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah: How-To Guides, Essays and Insights, Recipes, Stories, Multimedia, and much more!
Is Simchat Torah off the map?
How can I, a wife and mother of four, who works with many wonderful women and has many wonderful friends, thank G‑d, dare to say that at times, yes, I feel so, so alone?
I was wondering, what’s the connection between stuffed cabbage and Simchat Torah? Or is it just something my mom did?
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Daily Thought
This self of which we are conscious is but a tiny portion of the whole, the tip of a peninsula, a finely focused ray of an infinite source of light. Upstream lies unimaginable wealth, storehouses of treasures left by many generations. Upstream lies every G‑dly act of our holy mothers and fathers, the strength and courage of every martyr, the unlimited power of G‑d’s breath within us. When you dance and sing in the joy of a beautiful deed, listen to the music. You will hear your holy...
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December 6 - 14, 2015

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Rabbi Elazar would give a coin to a pauper, and only then would he pray
Talmud, Bava Batra 10a
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