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New York jeweler reports precious Torah stolen at Venetian hotel in Las Vegas

 

Jack Abraham with his family Torah, which has been used by his family and the Jewish community around the world for almost two decades.

(New York Jewish Week) - A family Torah belonging to a New York City jeweler was reported stolen at the Venetian Resort hotel in Las Vegas last month. 

Jack Abraham, who has run a jewelry business under his name since 1962 in Manhattan's Diamond District, told the New York Jewish Week that the Torah was taken on Sunday, June 12, during the Luxury JCK trade show at the Venetian Hotel. 

"I've been going to the expo since its inception for 25 years," Abraham said. "I organize Shabbat services there. Every year I take my Torah. I left it there, it was in the room [where services were held], I...



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