Torah Scroll Photo Gallery and Video

When a Torah scroll salvaged from the Holocaust came to the Temple Emanu-El, located just west of the Frank Moody Music Building, Drs. Paul Aharon and Steven Jacobs—both UA professors and members of the local Jewish congregation—wanted to know more about the scroll and when it was created. They radiocarbon-dated two samples from the scroll and learned that it was 750 years old—making it the second-oldest, complete Torah scroll on record.

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