A few years ago, Machar received the generous gift of a Torah. Simhat Torah is an opportunity to bring it to our Jewish Cultural School to teach our children about this important element of Jewish literature and heritage. Teaching our children about all Jewish literature, including that written during and since the Enlightenment, is of great importance to us as humanists.
An example of how we view the Torah is represented by this D’Var Torah analysis by one of Machar’s former Jewish Cultural School Directors and current Machar member, Debby Brennan:
Brennan Dvar Torah Text Aug 2013 Washington Jewish Week