The road to to Ceske Budejovice: Silent witnesses from our second Czech Sefer Torah

Saturday, September 30, 2017, Yom Kippur morning, I was sitting in my usual place in Shul, having just completed my Torah reading. The person honored with Hagbah (the lifting of the Torah) was sitting rather uncomfortably with some back spasms. Our Cantor motioned to me and asked if I could relieve him and sit withContinue reading “The road to to Ceske Budejovice: Silent witnesses from our second Czech Sefer Torah”