Bridegroom of the Law

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Bridegroom of the Law. In Judaism, the reader who is called up to read the last portion of the Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 33. 27–34. 12) in the morning service on the Jewish festival of Simḥat Torah (‘the Rejoicing in the Law’). It is common for the ‘bridegrooms’ to give a party for the congregation after the service.