Chaplain (Capt.) Sarah Schechter, then the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing rabbi, describes the newly arrived Jewish Torah following a Torah dedication ceremony at Gilbert Memorial Chapel at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, March 21, 2009. A Torah is a big parchment leather scroll on which the Five Books of Moses are handwritten in Hebrew. For thousands of years, this is how Jews have maintained their law, teachings, religion and society. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Elizabeth Rissmiller)
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