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Sure there are the Torahs and prayers, but there is also dancing, singing, capering, and snacking in the synagogue.
Many old-timers recall the custom for children to carry a candle stuck into an apple on top of a flag.
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Daily Thought
On Simchat Torah we dance with our feet, not with our heads. We are celebrating the Torah, and the Torah is something we study with our heads. But we dance with our feet, not with our heads. If we would dance with our heads, each one would dance a different dance, each in a different space, some with friends but not with others, some as lonesome souls. One head is higher, one is lower, one is here on earth, the other in the clouds or beyond, and some minds know only their own space that no one else can know. But we dance with our feet, and all our feet are...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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