Pronunciation: ( Seph.hä-kä-fôt'; Ashk. hä"kô-fōs'), [key]
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. Also,ha•ka•fot',hak•ka•foth',hak•ka•fot'.
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