Jews in ex-USSR need Torah scrolls

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UCSJ and its local member councils are establishing the drive through their Yad L'Yad (Hand to Hand), a program that matches American Jewish communities to those in the former Soviet Union.

Marillyn Tallman, national Yad L'Yad co-chair, said Jews there "not only…live without Torahs, many do not have the basic aid of Jewish educational materials, Yiddishkeit and religious books."

For more information or to donate a Torah, contact UCSJ national Yad L'Yad coordinator Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz at (202)775-9770, ext. 13 or at [email protected]