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Jewish Pride in the Streets of Perm

March 17, 2008
A Torah dedication ceremony in Perm, Russia, demonstrated last week that no longer must Jews keep their identity private. In the country’s 13th-most populous city, the local Jewish community paraded through downtown streets and celebrated the arrival of a new Torah scroll. A Russian military band even marked the time.
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The proud Jews of Perm, Russia, took to the streets last week to honor the arrival of a new Torah scroll. Beginning at the Puppet Theater, the procession wound through city streets on its way to the Jewish community center.
The proud Jews of Perm, Russia, took to the streets last week to honor the arrival of a new Torah scroll. Beginning at the Puppet Theater, the procession wound through city streets on its way to the Jewish community center.

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