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800-Year-Old Scroll Travels to L.A.

800-Year-Old Scroll Travels to L.A.
trefwoorden: VS- Los Angelos - 13e eeuw - boekrol - Torah
The 800-year-old Sefer Torah has traveled from its ancient home of the Greek island of Rhodes, via Argentina, to the United States for a yearlong display here.
The scroll was unveiled Sunday for a few hours at the Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel in Westwood. It had survived the Nazi occupation of Rhodes protected by the Muslim Turkish community. It has been kept by a Sephardic community in the Chalom synagogue in Buenos Aires since 1984.

Lees verder bij: Yahoo News (22 september 2003)