Hakafoth



[Sephardic Hebrew hah-kah-fawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew hah-kaw-fohs] /Sephardic Hebrew hɑ kɑˈfɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌhɑ kɔˈfoʊs/

noun, Hebrew.
1.
a ceremony on Simhath Torah and on other occasions in which members of a synagogue congregation carry Torah scrolls around the synagogue seven or more times.

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