Beth Israel Torah Ceremony
This is an article by Gail Chalew, which describes the Torah dedication ceremony at Congregation Beth Israel. The synagogue was flooded from Katrina and the seven torah scrolls were ruined. A girl from California, Hayley Fields, decided to raise money to buy the synagogue a new Torah, and on August 27, 2006, there was a ceremony to celebrate the new Torah. This article appeared in Deep South Jewish Voice.
Object Type: Document
Gail Chalew, "Beth Israel Torah Ceremony." Katrina's Jewish Voices, Object #384 (December 13 2013, 4:00 am)