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Torah scroll dedicated at major US Army base following synagogue renovation

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04.05.2021

JTA — The top US Army chaplain installed a Torah scroll at Fort Bliss, a sprawling base on the US-Mexico border, following a three-month renovation of its synagogue.

Maj. Gen. Thomas Solhjem led the April 26 dedication at the base, which is near El Paso, Texas, according to the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service, a news service for the military.

Solhjem praised the rabbis serving as chaplains under his command.

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“Jewish people have committed to the founding of our country, yet they were not always received and welcomed,” he said at the dedication. “Today’s Army is something much........

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