Saturday, 28 September 2013

Simchat Torah ... Did Jesus dance with the Torah ?

Simchat Torah : "The holiday of Sukkot is followed by an independent holiday called Shemini Atzeret. In Israel, this is a one-day holiday; in the Diaspora it is a two-day holiday, and the second day is known as Simchat Torah. This holiday is characterized by utterly unbridled joy, which surpasses even the joy of Sukkot. The joy reaches its climax on Simchat Torah, when we celebrate the conclusion—and restart—of the annual Torah-reading cycle.
Did Jesus dance with the Torah ? Maybe. He certainly Rejoiced (Simchat) with Torah. However, if Jesus / Yeshua bar Yosef,  was actually born on the 1st day of Sukkot, (in a Sukkah) then 8 days later would have been his Naming Ceremony .... And he was named "Salvation" (YeShVaH)  ישועה  and on this day his family and friends would begin reading Torah once again. 

Shemini Atzeret (שמיני עצרת – "Eighth [day of] Assembly"; Sefardic/Israeli pron. shəmini atzèret; Ashkenazic pron. shmini-atsères) is a Jewish holiday. It is celebrated on the 22nd day of the Hebrew month of Tishrei. In the Diaspora, an additional day is celebrated, the second day being separately referred to as Simchat Torah. In Israel, the holidays of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah are combined into one and the names are used interchangeably.  שמי ניעצת   .... שמי ניע 

The very term "Shemini" , 8th day has the root, Shem, Name (Naming) .... שמיני עצרת

שמי נצת .... שמי ניע

So at the end of Sukkot, Shemini (on the 8th day) ... they celebrate the Naming of Yeshua .... the branch. The NeTzeR.     שמי נֵצֶר .... שמי ניע

  שמיני עצרת ..... שמי נצת .... שמי ניע   ....  שמי נֵצֶר

Shemini Atzeret : Shem iNiTzeRet

Eighth Day of Assembly / My Name is Everlasting ... My Name is Still ... My Name is Branch (NeTZR)  

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