Two Holocaust-era Torah scrolls were installed in Ukraine’s Golden Rose synagogue.
The Torahs came from Jewish communities in Ukraine and Belarus where the local residents were lost to the Holocaust.
After restoration in Israel they were returned to the Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk on Tuesday.
“These two Torah scrolls came from Jewish communities that died out in the Holocaust,” said rabbi Shmuel Kaminetzky, chief rabbi of Dnepropetrovsk. “This fact is proof as to the rebirth of Jewish life here.”
The main sponsors of the restorations are the families of Arkady Golda, Mikhail Katz, Boris Gelman and Mikhail Redkov.