If you’ve ever been to a Jewish liturgical service, or if you practice this type of service at your own congregation, then you are familiar with the parading of the Torah scroll. A leader of the congregation will carry the scroll throughout the audience, and when it gets to you, you are supposed to kiss it, or kiss your tzitziyot and touch it to the scroll.
On the surface this seems all well and good; after all, the scroll does contain the Word of Yah. But here are some things that I noticed…. Continue Reading