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  9/26/2013, Tishrei 22, 5774

Shavua' Tov! Torah Celebrations Around the Country


The holiday of Shemini Atzeret/Simhat Torah ended in Israel with enough darkness to see three stars. During the holiday there were processions and dancing with Torah scrolls in and around synagogues around Israel, accompanied by singing. With the end of the holiday, a second set of Torah celebrations is being held in and around synagogues, community centers and other central locations with instrumental accompaniment not allowed during the holiday.

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