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  • Holocaust survivors to restore Polish Torah scroll

    March 27, 2015 | 11:16 am

    Holocaust commemoration activists invited survivors in Britain to help restore a Holocaust Torah scroll.

    The Torah scroll project will be launched in London on March 29 at a ceremony hosted by Britain’s Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles, the...

  • Shavuot 5768: Praise for the scroll

    June 9, 2008 | 1:01 am

    In a knowledge world ruled by books and pages and digitized memory, why do Jews hold onto the scroll?

    As Shavuot (with its focus on receiving the Torah) begins, I must ask: Could it be that rolled along together somewhere in our minds with the love of Torah is the love of scroll?