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Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope dedicates new Torah for 150th anniversary

Members say the Torah is the first in

Members say the Torah is the first in New York City to be completed by a woman. (September 22, 2013 3:11 PM)

A Park Slope temple celebrated its 150th anniversary today by dedicating a new Torah.

Members of Congregation Beth Elohim say the new Torah is special because it's the first Torah in New York City to be completed by a woman.

The temple's annual Sukkot block party, complete with live music and arts and crafts, followed the Torah dedication.  ...

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