Simchat Torah: Remembering Creation One More Time

October 19, 2011
Rabbi Lawrence Troster
Huffington Post

Simchat Torah is the last celebration of the Jewish High Holiday season. Created in Babylonia during the early middle ages, it is a holiday that marks the end of the yearly cycle of reading the Torah with end of Deuteronomy and then beginning the new cycle of reading with Genesis 1 once more.