A Torah scroll was stolen yesterday (Tuesday, Oct. 28) from Moshav Bareket, according to sources from within the community. Bareket is located in the Shefela region, in central Israel.
The writing of the scroll and its intended donation was paid for by a woman in memory of her five lost children.
“The mother hasn’t stopped crying” since the scroll was stolen, a member of one of Israel’s branches of the Chabad-Lubavitch women’s organization, told JewishPress.com on Wednesday.
“Please let people know,” she urged. “Perhaps the stolen scroll will surface if the thieves try to sell it, and then they will be caught and we will be able to recover it.”Hana Levi Julian