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'Weekly Torah portion' or 'scandal' - Israelis and Jews are treated to a new parashah every week.
In honor of Simchat Torah, the “Festival of the Torah,” when the annual reading of the Pentateuch is completed and immediately begins again, our word of the week is parashah. And to understand the following joke, you have to know that parashah means both the traditional "weekly Torah portion," but also more contemporarily: "affair, case, episode," even...
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