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Siegal Lifelong Learning Program’s Alanna Cooper describes Torah reunion

Alanna Cooper, director of Jewish Lifelong Learning at the Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, wrote about an international program that keeps track of Torahs from pre-World War II Czech congregations, nearly all of which perished during the war. The Torahs were distributed throughout the 20th century to living congregations in many countries; 73 of these scrolls were reunited in Manhattan this month.

Cooper’s article, titled “How the largest reunion of Torahs in history came about,” was published in Cleveland Jewish News.

Read the full piece at the Cleveland Jewish News website.