American Jewish Congress Gifts a Torah to the Women of Israel, circa 1988

The American Jewish Congress was among the sponsors of the first international Jewish Women's Conference in 1988 in Jerusalem. The women from New York brought a Torah as a gift to the women of Israel. These two photos portray the Torah in an informal and a formal setting.

Photographer: Joan Roth

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Jewish Women's Archive. "American Jewish Congress Gifts a Torah to the Women of Israel, circa 1988." (Viewed on February 24, 2024) <http://jwa.org/media/american-jewish-cong-still-image>.