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Whole School Simhat Torah 1: Simhat Torah Symbols

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  • Grades: 1-2      The Whole-School Holiday lessons make up a spiral curriculum, in which each lesson focuses on a different aspect of Jewish holiday, value, or key subject. With some exceptions, Whole School Holiday lessons are built around a matrix that allows students to have an unique experience each year.

    • Grade 1–2: Simhat Torah Symbols
    • Grade 2–3: The Story of Kimhat Torah 
    • Grade 3–4: The Flying Letters
    • Grade 4–5: End & Beginning of The Torah
    • Grade 5–6: How to Have an Aliyah to the Torah
    • Grade 6–7: Dressing the Torah
    • Grade 7–8: Why Two Torah Holidays

    Simhat Torah celebrates the ending of the Torah cycle and the beginning of the cycle again—without a break. The ceremony includes seven processions around the synagogue, called hakafot. Singing and dancing with the Torah is the hallmark of Simhat Torah.

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