A Daughter’s Unique 25th Anniversary Surprise: A New Torah

Posted Thursday, Feb 16 2017 10:38pm in Chabad News

By Karen Schwartz

(CHABAD.ORG) Two summers ago, Chaya Levertov came up with an idea: to celebrate an upcoming milestone in her family and community’s lives with a newTorah for Chabad of Scottsdale, Ariz.

That high point has been reached; 2017 marks 25 years since her parents, Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries Rabbi Yossi and Dina Levertov, started the Chabad House in this desert city east of Phoenix, the state capital. It’s also her father’s 50th birthday. So she got her siblings (she’s the eldest of seven) on board, and started working away at the project to honor her parents and bring residents together.

Chaya, 22, quietly phoned members of the local Jewish community to get them involved. “The response was incredible,” she said. “The people I called were really, really enthusiastic.” CONTINUE...

A Daughter’s Unique 25th Anniversary Surprise: A New Torah

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Thursday, Feb 16 2017 10:45pm
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