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250-Year-Old Torah Scroll Arrives on Aliyah Flight

One of the passengers aboard a chartered flight of North American Jews making Aliyah (immigration to Israel) brought with him a 250-year-old Torah scroll rescued from Krakow.

Kevin Schreiber, a pediatrician from New York, was one of 200 Jewish olim (immigrants to Israel) that arrived with help from the Nefesh B'Nefesh Aliyah organization Tuesday.
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