The Torah in the form of a book. The word “Chumash” derives from the Hebrew word chamesh (five) because the Torah is the first five books of the Bible. Used during communal worship and study, the Chumash often includes commentaries on the Torah text.
Learn why we count each day of the seven-weeks between Passover and Shavuot, known as “the omer” period, and how to say the blessing.
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