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In rural Uganda: Let there be light

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/susan_freudenheim/article/in_rural_uganda_let_there_be_light

We take light for granted. But in the Torah’s opening chapter of Bereshit, it was God’s first gift. It seems fitting, then, that when a local synagogue committed itself to helping an impoverished village in rural Uganda, the first gift would be to turn on the lights — to give the gift of solar-powered electricity.

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