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A new Torah in honor of Orlando Jewish community - watch it be written live!


November 20, 2020

Rabbi Yanky Majesky dancing with the Torah at the Torah completion in 2015. 

In the times of the Baal Shem Tov (founder of the Chassidic movement) there was an outbreak of a dreadful disease. The holy master suggested that the community participate in the creation of a new Torah scroll. In the merit of this Torah, miraculously, the community began to heal.

With COVID-19 raging around the world, Meir and Shawna Waizman and their family have stepped up to generously donate a new Torah to Chabad of North Orlando and Nate's Shul in Longwood for the protection, health and prosperity of the Orlando Jewish community.

Three-thousand, three-hundred and thirty-three years ag...

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