Who Wrote the Torah According to the Torah?Jewish and Christian tradition ascribes authorship of the Pentateuch to Moses in the 13th century B.C.E. Is this what the Pentateuch itself implies about who wrote it and when? Prof.Christopher A. RollstonWho Wrote the Torah According to the Torah?People participate in helping a scribe complete a Torah scroll. Wikimedia The first five books of the Bible, known as … Continue reading Who Wrote the Torah According to the Torah?
The Simchat Torah Evening Service A time to dance with the Torah. By Rabbi Ronald H. Isaacs The Simchat Torah service is joyous by nature. Many congregations go beyond the basics that are described here. The dancing with the Torah (hakafot) can be quite extensive. Some liberal congregations have bands playing klezmer or other Jewish music during the dancing with the Torah. A number of … Continue reading Simchat Torah