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The Torah scroll comes alive at Brooklyn, N.Y.’s Jewish Children’s Museum as visitors to the Chabad-Lubavitch institution watch the sacred item being written by a certified scribe and witness demonstrations of how all of the scribe’s implements are proces...
A Torah scroll is made up of 304,805 letters. If even one letter is missing or incomplete it renders the entire scroll invalid. This concept serves as a metaphor for the Jewish people; for our nation to be complete each one of us is necessary.During the s...
A new Torah Scroll is brought into the synagogue accompanied by music and joyous dancing. Two more Torah scrolls are taken out of the ark to join in with the celebrations.
Artist’s Statement: The curtains have opened and the Torah is shining. Zion is a concept. It is a place. It is a sign and it is our home. This painting began as a landscape, painted in earth tones of the hills surrounding Jerusalem. Two years later I adde...
By Sara Seldowitz
Artist's Statement: This picture depicts the Torah scroll as a map, alluding to the fact that its teachings are a personal guide for inner peace, as well as the divine map for global peace.
With blaring trumpets in procession behind them, students marched through Princeton University’s gothic Blair Arch this month in celebration of a new Torah scroll donated to the Chabad-Lubavitch center serving the Ivy League campus. The festivities includ...
Israeli troops stationed at an army base near Beit El celebrated the dedication of a Torah scroll written specifically for the nation’s soldiers.
The Jewish community of Frankfurt Oder, a city in Brandenburg, Germany, celebrated its first Torah dedication since the Holocaust. The procession of the new Torah scroll began from the very spot where the city’s Frankfurter Synagogue stood prior to World ...
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...
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