A very special event will take place in our community this Sunday, June 26, when a new Torah scroll, written in Israel in memory of Norman and Evelyn Potechin, will be dedicated at Ottawa Torah Centre Chabad (OTC).
The scroll will be the centerpiece of OTC, the recently built synagogue at 111 Lamplighters Drive in Barrhaven. A Torah scroll is hand-written by a scribe on parchment according to Jewish law. The Torah consists of the Five Books of Moses and is the holiest Jewish religious object. [Read more…]