The Second Life of Czech Torah Scrolls

exhibition opening

December 3, 2018 , 7:00 PM

[3rd Floor]

Opening a touring exhibition “The Second Life of Czech Torah Scrolls” highlighting the tradition of the Torah scroll and its place in the life of the synagogue. It also covers the fate of Torah scrolls from Bohemia and Moravia during and after the Shoah.

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Evening program

Against the Tide: The Museum as Modern Ark, presentation by Misha Sidenberg, art curator, Jewish Museum in Prague.

Thus We Remember: The Continuing Story of the Torah from Dvur Kralove, talk by Rabbi Norman Patz.

Hanukkah songs by Katarina Vizina. Refreshments by Zlata Praha.

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Organized by: Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews, Jewish Museum in Prague, BBLA, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic