Sunday, October 30, 2016

Torah-scroll incredible journeys

MANUSCRIPTS: The unbelievable tales of smuggled Torah scrolls that survived incredible journeys These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities (Jerusalem Post). Technically none of these manuscripts are ancient, although, of course, the Torah itself is an ancient work. But their stories are fascinating, so have a look.