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Hungarian Jews adapted the recipe, using oil or butter instead of the prohibited lard, and made it their owntraditionally serving it at Simchat Torah and Purim, the two holidays when drinking and revelry take place.
Rabbi Yael Rapport of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in New York City told Refinery29 that Jews mostly observe the day because of the presentation of the Torah on Mount Sinai.
In a novel that traverses the time period between Chanukah and Simchat Torah and bridges the distance between New York City and the Canadian bush, Leora Freedman explores questions of religious identity and environmental connection in intricate detail.
This is the audacity of Torah, which challenges us to dance on Simchat Torah with numbers etched into our arms, to dream tenaciously about Jerusalem in spite of 2,000 years of exile, to sing joyful melodies on Saturday even if we know a pogrom is pending on Sunday.
Heru quoted the "senior rabbi at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in New York" as saying that "polyamory is a choice that does not preclude a Jewishly observant, socially conscious life" and supporting that position by referring to the "biblical patriarchs having multiple wives and concubines as evidence that polyamorous relationships can be sacred in Judaism" (Clinical Psychiatry News, "Families in Psychiatry: The institution of marriage--Part II," February 2014, p.
And then tomorrow evening comes Simchat Torah, the day we complete the yearly cycle of the weekly reading of the Torah, and begin all over again.
In his post-war memoirs, Seidman recounts the tragic fate of the renmant of the Warsaw Jews celebrating the holiday of Simchat Torah in 1942.
Congregation Belt Simchat Torah (CBST), the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender synagogue and one of the nation's oldest faith-based LGBTQ organizations, recently closed on an approximately 15,000 s/f commercial condominium at 130 West 30th St.
Known as the "gay synagogue," Congregation Beit Simchat Torah found some unusual detailing on the adjacent storefront condominium units it recently purchased near Penn Station for $7 million.
State Department advises Americans not to enter Jerusalem's Old City during the week-long "autumn" holiday of Sukkot, and Simchat Torah.
Within three and a half weeks, Jewish faithful will celebrate Yom Kippur, the day of atonement; Sukkot, an agricultural festival and season of rejoicing; and finally, Simchat Torah, literally, celebrating or joy in the Torah, the holy book of the faith.