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23 July 2019 - 21 Tammuz 5779 - כ"א תמוז ה' אלפים תשע"ט
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David Sassoon's legacy given new life E-mail
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Rabbi Berger and Rabbi van den Bergh
 

The Ohel Leah Synagogue of Hong Kong recently rededicated the Sassoon Haftorah in a beautifully orchestrated Lettering Ceremony held on 6 December and a special ceremony on Shabbat morning services on 8 December.  

Rabbi Ezra Berger, along with his wife Leah, made the journey to Hong Kong in order to serve as the sofer for this project.
As children proudly waved coloured flags, the Haftorah, dedicated by members of the Ohel Synagogue community, was escorted back into the shul. The words, “Bring us back to you Hashem and we shall return, renew our days of old,” were uttered.

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