Charish: Levaya for Sifrei Torah – Blaze was Arson


The levaya for the burned sifrei Torah in Charish was held yesterday, Sunday, 12 Shevat 5772. The Charish Breslov community held a day of tefilos in the shul where the blaze occurred. That blaze was the result of arson, started by Arabs, the daily HaMevaser reports.

The blaze occurred on Shabbos Parshas Bo, in which sifrei Torah, tefillin and seforim were destroyed. After the atzeres was held in Charish, the sifrei Torah were buried in the beis hachaim near Shar Menashe.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)