Why do we have two holidays for the Torah -- Shavuot and Simchat Torah?
The joy of Simchat Torah: every letter counts.
Five ways that the Torah brings us joy.
Rejoicing with the Torah because it is an exceptional book that has made us exceptional.
Amidst all the dancing and revelry, we realize just how alone we are with God.
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My father died just before Simchat Torah and I couldn't bring myself to join the others in dancing. Then I remembered the following incredible story.
For the Jews of Soviet Russia who celebrated nothing else, Simchat Torah was enough to transmit the full weight of what it means to be a Jew.