During Monday’s Rosh Hashana service at Charlotte’s Temple Beth El, Torahs – sacred parchment scrolls containing the first five books of the Hebrew Bible – were carried out to the congregation. Members reverently touched them with a tallit (prayer shawl) or prayer book.
During Monday’s Rosh Hashana service at Charlotte’s Temple Beth El, Torahs – sacred parchment scrolls containing the first five books of the Hebrew Bible – were carried out to the congregation. Members reverently touched them with a tallit (prayer shawl) or prayer book. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
During Monday’s Rosh Hashana service at Charlotte’s Temple Beth El, Torahs – sacred parchment scrolls containing the first five books of the Hebrew Bible – were carried out to the congregation. Members reverently touched them with a tallit (prayer shawl) or prayer book. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com

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