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Ancient Jewish practice of hakhel, gets a revival

The biblical every-7-year gathering, which disappeared as a practice for centuries, is getting a 21st-century revival.

INN reports - Every seven years, in ancient times, Jewish men, women, and children would gather at the Temple on the first day of Sukkot to hear the king of Jerusalem read aloud from the Torah.

In 2022, there’s no king and no Temple, and more than half of all Jews live far from Jerusalem — but the ritual is still inspiring Jews around the world to gather together. In fact, the tradition, known as hakhel, appears to be seeing a resurgence of popular interest.

Source - INN/Twitter - Image - Olivier Fitoussil/Flash90

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DANIELLE AGAJANIAN 10:43 12.10.2022
LOTS OF PEOPLE ARE CHANGING THE OLD WAYS ALL RELIGIONS CHRISTIAN AND JEWISH CATHOLICS TOO. MUSLIMS AS WELL IT'S VERY VERY 😭💔😡UPSETTING & SAD TOO SHALOM SHALOM PEACE PEACE
Rebecca Helm-Hill 10:14 12.10.2022
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