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Torah Scroll Torched in Jerusalem’s Har Nof Neighborhood

28 Heshvan 5777 – November 29, 2016
Firefighters called overnight to a mostly hareidi-religious neighborhood in Jerusalem found a burnt Torah scroll.

Netanyahu: ‘I Expect World to Condemn Desecration of a Synagogue’

28 Shevat 5776 – February 7, 2016
Arab arsonists torched sacred texts and Torah Scrolls at a synagogue next to Karmei Tzur in Judea.

New Torah Commemorates Life of Fallen IDF Soldier

24 Elul 5775 – September 8, 2015
A new Torah scroll "comes home" to Nitvei Yochai Synagogue in the name of IDF Cpt. Yochai Klengel, z'l.

Scribe at Work

26 Tammuz 5775 – July 12, 2015
A scribe (Sofer in Hebrew) in Jerusalem works on restoring a damaged Torah scroll.

Netanyahu Helps Complete Torah Scroll in Memory of Paris Terror Victims

17 Shevat 5775 – February 5, 2015
PM Netanyahu inscribed the final letters in a Torah scroll dedicated to the memory of the victims who died in last month's Paris terror attacks.

Torah Scroll Stolen from Moshav Bareket

6 Heshvan 5775 – October 29, 2014
A Torah scroll dedicated to the memory of five children has been stolen from Moshav Bareket.

WOW and Splinter Group O-WOW Fighting over Kotel Deal

27 Shevat 5774 – January 28, 2014
Remember Life of Brian, where the Judean splinter groups run into each other and start a brawl? You're in for a treat.

Sefer Torah Represents a First for Canadian City

30 Tishri 5774 – October 4, 2013
The Torah they got “is a piece of art. It is one of the most beautiful Torahs anyone's ever seen…”

Torah Scroll Hidden in Polish Monastery Returned

20 Elul 5773 – August 26, 2013
A Torah scroll that since 1942 has been hidden in a monastery was returned to a synagogue in Dabrowa Tarnowska in southern Poland. The Torah...

Western Wall Rabbi: Respect the Muslims, Don’t Come to Pray

1 Elul 5773 – August 7, 2013
The Western Wall rabbi Wednesday may have taken the first step towards surrendering the Kotel to Muslims. He asked women and Temple Mount activists to respect Muslim sensitivities and to stay away.

New Torah Scroll for Sochi Synagogue ahead of Winter Olympics

25 Sivan 5773 – June 2, 2013
The synagogue in Sochi in Russia has been renovated and a new Torah scroll acquired ahead of the city’s hosting of the Winter Olympics...

Torah Scroll and New-Born Baby Survived Two-Year Escape to Israel

20 Sivan 5773 – May 28, 2013
Zehava was born during her family’s two-year ordeal en route to Israel. She was born on the way. Two of her brothers died. She survived. So did her father’s Torah scroll. Today, she is an IDF officer.

Kotel Rabbi Promises Women Won’t Be Arrested for Saying ’Kaddish’

25 Nisan 5773 – April 5, 2013
Israel’s Haredi rabbis continue to make a mockery of themselves and of Judaism by pressing to arrest women for saying the mourner’s prayer at the Kotel. Sharansky comes to the rescue.

Torah of Ben Ish Chai Rescued in Covert Op

1 Shevat 5772 – January 24, 2012
An ancient Torah scroll once belonging to the great Torah sage Ben Ish Chai has been rescued from war-torn Iraq, and made its way home to Israel’s beach-side community of Netanya on Tuesday.

Torah Dedication In Historic Krakow Fulfills Late Rabbi’s Wish

19 Iyyar 5769 – May 13, 2009
Among the missions left unfinished after the passing of Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbi Yossie Raichik was the completion of a Torah Scroll for a synagogue bearing his ancestor's name. That changed last week as his widow, Dina Raichik, joined a procession of hundreds of singing celebrants through the streets of Krakow, Poland's historic Jewish quarter, to finally welcome the Holy Scroll in the centuries-old Rema Synagogue.

Torah Dedication In Historic Krakow Fulfills Late Rabbi’s Wish

Among the missions left unfinished after the passing of Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbi Yossie Raichik was the completion of a Torah Scroll for a synagogue bearing his ancestor's name. That changed last week as his widow, Dina Raichik, joined a procession of hundreds of singing celebrants through the streets of Krakow, Poland's historic Jewish quarter, to finally welcome the Holy Scroll in the centuries-old Rema Synagogue.

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