New Torah Scroll Donated by Benjamin Aminoff to be Used in Sephardic Beit Midrash
On July 28,the Sephardic Community Program at Yeshiva University celebrated the dedication of a new Torah scroll, donated by Mr. Benjamin M. Aminoff in memory of his nephew Mr. Sam Aminoff a”h, to be used in the Sephardic Beit Midrash.
The festivities began with the completion of the writing of the sefer Torah in the Morgenstern Hall lounge and continued with a processional of joyous liturgical pizmonim [traditional Jewish songs] and dancing onto the pedestrian mall along Amsterdam Avenue on YU’s Wilf Campus. The singing and dancing continued into the Sephardic Beit Midrash where the new Torah was placed alongside two other scrolls in the Heikhal [Holy Ark]. Read the rest of this entry…Comments Off