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  7/21/2011, Tammuz 19, 5771

Stolen Ancient Torah Scroll Found in Taibe


An ancient Torah scroll, suspected of being stolen from a synagogue in the center of the country, was found, Thursday afternoon, by detectives and Border Guard officers during the search of a house in the Israeli-Arab city of Taibe, according to Channel 2 television. The homeowne, aged about 30, was detained for questioning.

The police are asking the public to help with information that might get the scroll back to its rightful owners. People can call their local police or the Taibe police station at 09 761 2444.