Religious Life

Update: Jun 13th, 2011

Torah mantle

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The Torah scroll, which contains the Five Books of Moses, is the most sacred object in Judaism. This embroidered cloth mantle covered one of the Torah scrolls at Shaarey Tphiloh, which was Portland’s largest synagogue in the early twentieth century.

Courtesy of Congretation Shaarey Tphiloh

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