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...position of the Torah and how men come close to the Bimah to touch and kiss the Torah after it is raised by three different people. Regardless of my attempt, I could not look for the Torah to scroll up in the Bimah since it was hidden back in a closet-like structure and prohibited to the public.
As I mentioned throughout, I visited a Reformist Jewish Synagogue, which seems to be the most liberal of all the Jewish denominations. The most evident distinction is the interpretation of the Torah, since unlike the other denominations, they believe that it is a God-inspired and holy document, but accept that the Torah is rooted in the past and that sometimes its necessary to deceive from it. The synagogue is much less strict to enter, women and men are seated together, not all women have to wear a head covering and have a more free way to approaching the house of worship.
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