I've Always Wondered
What Is Gelilah? And Whom Does the Gelilah Hug? Originally published December 7-8, 2018.

As we noted last week, this Shabbat is a day of a lot of gelilah, one of only a few in the year! Gelilah גְלִילָה is not the person honored with binding, dressing, etc., a Sefer Torah; it is the practice of doing all that.  But colloquially some have come to use the term for […]

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