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Last updated 2/9/2022 at 12:19pm

This column is inspired by and uses excerpts from an article written by Temple Beth Or’s Rabbi Rachel Kort in the synagogue’s newsletter “The Oracle.” To read that article go to

Jews have a love affair with the Torah.

Also known as the Five Books of Moses, the Old Testament, the Pentateuch, the Book of Books, the Hebrew Bible, the Tanach, the Torah is the centerpiece of Jewish learning and faith.

Because of this intimate connection between Jews and the Torah, Jewish people became known as the people of the book.

This love affai...

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