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Torah Completed in Russian Cultural Hub

January 16, 2008
The Jewish community of Saratov, Russia, celebrated the 100th anniversary of its synagogue by dedicating a new Torah scroll.
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Dubbed the “Students’ City” by Russians, the cultural hub of Saratov saw a procession of young and old celebrating the arrival of a new Torah scroll to the city’s synagogue. Students from the Ohr Avner Chabad day school led the way with ceremonial torches.
Dubbed the “Students’ City” by Russians, the cultural hub of Saratov saw a procession of young and old celebrating the arrival of a new Torah scroll to the city’s synagogue. Students from the Ohr Avner Chabad day school led the way with ceremonial torches.

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