A “Hakafah” to end all “Hakafot”: A Second Simchat Torah (5778)

When we march around with a Torah Scroll in a Synagogue, we call the procession a “Hakafah” (Hakafot (הקפות plural); Hakafah (הקפה singular)—meaning “[to] circle” or “going around” in Hebrew) and there was something rather profound about a 9000+ KM Hakafah with this scroll now nearly completed as we have arrived back in its ancestralContinue reading “A “Hakafah” to end all “Hakafot”: A Second Simchat Torah (5778)”