Florida Chabad House Grows with a Torah

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Approximately 100 congregants marched the streets by singing, dancing and celebrating Chabad of Pembroke Pines’ first owned Torah.

This procession in the streets of Pembroke Pines recently was an emotional celebration for the synagogue’s founder, Rabbi Mordechai Andrusier, as the Torah was dedicated in the memory of his grandmother Chana and nephew Yonatan.

“Some people relate death as final and as a separation of a loved one but here with this dedication we have loved ones being connected because there’s something eternal with a Torah,” Andrusier said while discussing the emotion of honoring his late family members. “Every time we take out the Torah, their names are on the covering and their legacy lives on.”

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