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Monday, October 08, 2012

Simchat Torah

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This year was a very special Simchat Torah for Congregation Beth Israel. In honor of its sesquicentennial, a new torah was commissioned, and this was its first unveiling.

The torah was unrolled around the entire synagogue, and the last then first chapters were read.

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Thanks for Fran and Bob, we had been able to each write a letter with the scribe, so this was extra special.

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Fran and Laura will be bat mitzvahed with this torah next year, and God willing so will Melanie and Jenna.

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