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Iceland Jewish community celebrates its first permanent Torah scroll
February 19, 2020
It was donated by Adina Krausz from Zurich, Switzerland, who chose to surprise her husband for his 50th birthday by giving a Torah to a community that did not have one.
Chabad inaugurates two new synagogues, two Torah scrolls in single day in Budapest
Ariel Ben Solomon
September 23, 2019
“I finished the two Torah scrolls myself at the place where 75 years ago, our martyrs were brutally shot into the water,” said Rabbi Shlomo Koves in Budapest.
Ukraine synagogue where Begin married gets first Torah scroll since World War II
July 5, 2019
The Choral Synagogue was built in the mid-19th century for one of the biggest and most thriving Jewish communities of Galicia.
Bnei Brak Torah scrolls recovered in Palestinian barn
June 17, 2019
Worth tens of thousands of dollars, they were hidden near Nablus alongside a small weapons cache.
Cape Town synagogue set ablaze, four valuable Torah scrolls completely burned
December 6, 2018
“We are all heartbroken by what has happened,” said the congregation’s rabbi, Sam Thurgood.
Woolsey and Camp Fires, 2018
Rabbi grabs Torahs before California wildfires reach synagogue
November 13, 2018
Rabbi Barry Diamond ran into his Thousand Oaks synagogue, and managed to evacuate four Torah scrolls and a Megillat Esther.