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Czech Torah Scrolls and the Future of Czech Jewry

Join this 2-part series on the Czech Torah Scrolls!

To register, email info@temple-sinai.com 

Session 1: Sunday, January 31 at 1p.m. ET: Join for a live online discussion of the new book, Light Beyond the Shadows, featuring:

  • Sharon resident & photographer/co-author Sheila Pallay
  • Czech genealogist and co-author Julius Müller
  • Memorial Scrolls Trust (MST) Trustee Lois Roman 
  • Photos of the Jewish past & present in Bohemia & Moravia
  • Remembrances of the 13-week journey that led to the book’s publication and Temple Sinai’s Czech Torah Restoration Project.

Session 2: Sunday, February 7, at 1:00 p.m. ET: Online screening of Commandment 613

Commandment 613 highlights the sacred work of sofer STaM (Torah scribe) Rabbi Kevin Hale as he restores Torah scrolls saved in Czechoslovakia during the Shoah. A live Q&A with filmmakers Miriam Lewin and Randi Cecchine, photographer Sheila Pallay, and Rabbi Hale follows. 

Pre-registration for both sessions is required. Email info@temple-sinai.com to sign up. 

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