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Simhat Torah Service with Honorees

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 23 Tishrei 5783

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM213 Roseneath Rd

On Simhat Torah, coinciding with the second day of Sh’mini Atzeret and a separate festival following Sukkot, the Torah cycle of the year is complete and recommenced. The last and first sections are traditionally regarded as portions of honor. Historically it was the practice to assign these portions to individuals, who because of their scholarship, piety, or service to the Jewish community, merited public tribute.

The custom of honoring a Hatan or Kallat Maftir (Bridegroom or Bride of the Prophetic Message) also was established to honor an outstanding individual for conspicuous services rendered to the Jewish community or the Synagogue.  Traditionally, the honoree chanted the Haftorah.

This year our honorees are Rabbi Gary S. Creditor, Gail Grandis, and Ben Lewis.
Read more about them here.

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