Proper dating ettiquite

05 Feb

A new level of soul (called neshama) comes into awareness at Bar/Bat Mitzvah time.

However, historically a gentleman will always remove his hat when a lady enters or is in the same elevator. When in an apartment building, even though somewhat public, gentlemen will take off their hats while in the company of ladies… [SIDE BAR: A foreign visitor kept seeing Americans wearing their baseball caps indoors, and at times backwards. There is great symbolism and deep meaning behind wearing a yarmulke.

He determined this style indicated a direct correlation to the wearer’s apparent I. Observant men wear theirs during all waking hours, except when bathing and swimming. It’s a constant reminder of their humility before God and strong belief in something greater than themselves.

The Torah is removed from the holy ark, and then carried to the bima, the raised platform from where the Torah is read.

While the Torah is being carried, everyone stands out of respect.

On Shabbat (and various other days), the Torah – a scroll containing the Five Books of Moses – is read publicly.

The Torah is divided into 54 portions, following an annual cycle, with one portion read each week in the synagogue.

It’s purely out of laziness and a false sense of looking cool and in fashion… There is equally nothing cool about wearing your baseball cap backwards… Except In Public Places: You may wear a hat indoors (yeh… It is considered disrespectful for men to wear hats in a Christian church.

even a baseball cap if you absolutely must) in public buildings, such as airports, public lobbies, and crowded public elevators. At a Jewish Synagogue or Temple: Men are required to cover their heads with a “yarmulke,” a small round skullcap, also called a “kippah,” meaning .

During a period of persecution 2,000 years ago, Jews were forbidden from reading the Torah, so they instituted a reading from the prophets that corresponds to the theme of that week's Torah portion.