• A Torah's Journey From New York to Madrid

    3 monthes ago - By Tablet Magazine

    For Yael Cobano, president of the Comunidad Judía Reformista de Madrid , or Reform Jewish Community of Madrid, the FedEx delivery she received on June 12 wasn't just any package. Almost Cobano's height, it contained a sefer Torah , a scroll that was to be CJRM's Torah. “I cannot stop crying,” Cobano told me in an emotional WhatsApp voice message. “The text that contains our stories our values traveled so far-especially for us.”
    Getting their own Torah wasn't an easy task for this nascent congregation of progressive Jews. When Cobano started CJRM in 2014-together with Ruth Timon, Keren...
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