Simchat Torah- September 25, 2013 7:00 PM
The conclusion and renewal of the annual Torah reading cycle is celebrated on Simchat Torah. The service includes the traditional Hafakot with Torah scrolls, accompanied by singing, dancing and waving flags. During the service, new students in the religious school, kindergarten through second grade, are consecrated. The consecrants participate in the service and receive a certificate and a gift in honor of the occasion. Following the service, a special treat is served.