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International Synagogue at N.Y. Airport Gets Ancient Bucharest Torah

The new International Synagogue at Kennedy Airport in New York received yesterday a 200-year-old Torah Scroll from a Bucharest synagogue described as the first allowed to be sent by the Communist country to the United States.

That description was given by Dr. Charles H. Kremer, president of the Rumanian Jewish Federation of America, in presenting the Scroll to Rabbi Israel Mowshowitz, chairman of the board of the synagogue, and Rabbi Harold Gordon, executive vice-president of the New York Board of Rabbis.

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