The story of creation begins again this week in synagogues around the world. This annual cosmic rewind gives each of us a chance to deepen our thinking about the stories we heard as children.
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I will celebrate Simchat Torah and hear again the chanting of the Creation, look at our tree and pray that the world will come to be what it should be.
On Simchat Torah we do not emphasize studying Torah. Instead we dance on the white fire as if all is an open book waiting to be revealed.
Simchat Torah, the joyous Jewish celebration of the Torah (Five Books of Moses), begins at sundown on Oct. 20, 2011 and ends at nightfall on Oct. 21. ...
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