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Unifying Israel, G-d, the Torah, and the Land

It is supremely appropriate that it is precisely during the Three Weeks that we meet up again and become re-united in our Torah-readings.

Unifying Israel, G-d, the Torah, and the Land

Pennsylvania rabbi creates first Sefer Torah in Braille for the visually impaired

After suffering from vision loss, Rabbi Lenny Sarko spent years creating his own system for producing a Sefer Torah in Braille.

Pennsylvania rabbi creates first Sefer Torah in Braille

Why do we need to write a Sefer Torah in this time?

After the horrible Meron tragedy in which 45 people were taken in such tragic means, we heard from one hidden tzaddik an important message

Why do we need to write a Sefer Torah in this time?

Sefer Torah in memory of the victims of Meron disaster

The entire Jewish people should come together in dedicating a Torah scroll in the memory of the 45 holy souls who perished in Meron.

Sefer Torah in memory of the victims of Meron disasterplayer

The Bielsker Sefer Torah: From a cobbler's bench in 1945 to an Israeli shul in 2013

The story of the miraculous resilience, survival and renewal of a Sefer Torah found in Bielsk Podalski, Poland, after the Holocaust. Op-ed.

The Bielsker Sefer Torah, 1945: From a cobbler's bench to Israel

What is the significance of every single letter of the Torah?

The UK Chief Rabbi brings the explanation of the Lubavitcher Rebbe for the mitzva of writing just one letter of a Sefer Torah.

What is the significance of every single letter of the Torah?

Saving the most important for last

Just before his death, Moshe Rabbeinu remembered two mitzvot One is about correcting the group and the other about correcting the individual

 Saving the most important for last

Netanyahu writes letter in Torah in memory of Amit Ben Yigal

Prime Minister visits family of soldier who was killed in a block-throwing attack two weeks ago.

PM writes letter in Torah in memory of Amit Ben Yigal

Synagogue survived Kristallnacht, gets new Torah

Hundreds celebrate completion of Torah scroll begun during Holocaust. 'It's the marriage of G-d and the Jewish people.'

Synagogue that survived Kristallnacht gets new Torah scrollplayer

Watch: Torah Installed at Western Wall

Torah scroll in honor of Jewish WWII soldiers installed at Kotel, the 'place that unites the Jewish people.'

Watch: Torah Installed at Western Wall in Memory of WWII Heroesplayer

An IDF Torah in Honor of Rose Wolf

Family honors exceptional matriarch by presenting new Sefer Torah to IDF in commemoration of her commitment to Torah and Zionism.

An IDF Torah in Honor of Rose Wolf

World War II Hero Dedicates Torah to the IDF

First Lieutenant Dan Nadel, who served in US Combat Engineers during WWII, dedicates Sefer Torah to IDF Combat Engineers for brave service.

94-Year-Old World War II Hero Dedicates Torah to the IDF

Ashkelon Residents Dedicate New Torah Under Fire

Residents show remarkable resilience as rocket fire fails to dampen celebration.

Watch: Ashkelon Residents Dedicate Torah Scroll Under Fireplayer

Preparation Underway for Landing Torah on the Moon

European Space Agency confirms it was commissioned to test a capsule meant to carry a Torah scroll to the moon.

Preparations Underway for Landing Torah on the Moon

Torah Scroll Dedicated at Iron Dome Base

Young Israel dedicates scroll in partnership with Berger Fund to base established near Haifa two weeks ago.

Torah Scroll Dedicated at Iron Dome Base

Torah Scroll Written by Thousands of Jews

A new Sefer Torah, written by over 200 thousand Jews, was dedicated at the Western Wall.

New Torah Scroll Written by More Than 200 Thousand Jewsplayer

IDF's New Iron Dome Unit Receives Torah Scroll

International Young Israel Movement, National Council of Young Israel facilitate the dedication of a Torah scroll to the Iron Dome unit.

IDF's New Iron Dome Unit Receives Torah Scroll

Ben Ish Hai Torah Coming to Israel

A 400 year Sefer Torah once possessed by the Ben Ish Hai is leaving Iraq for Israel - with covert US military help.

Ben Ish Hai Torah Coming to Israel