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Re-Reading the Torah, 5783! Another Calendrics Blog Post

First Posted Monday, November 21, 2022 / Yom sheni, 27 Cheshvan, 5783.
David Orenstein, Emeritus, Danforth CTI, 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

            On a Sunday evening, about a month ago, (October 16, 2022 / Yom sheni, 22 Tishrei, 5783), I went to synagogue in-person (but masked) to join our observance of Shemeni Atzeret and the celebration of Simchat Torah.

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