Two Torahs dedicated in Ukraine


Torahs were dedicated in two Ukrainian Jewish communities this week.

The Jewish community in the central Ukrainian city of Cherkassy held a ceremony to install a restored Torah scroll into its synagogue.

The Torah was found in Dnepropetrovsk; the Jewish community there donated it to the Cherkassy community, which lacked a scroll.

The restored scroll is over 100 years old. Its restoration was sponsored by Vitaly Zaidner, a member of the Board of Trustee of the Dnepropetrovsk Jewish Community.

Another Torah scroll was installed this week in eastern Ukraine’s Zaporozhye synagogue, the first such ceremony in that town in ten years.

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