The family triumphantly flanks the Torah: (from left) Marty Ginsberg, Hindy Bryks, Amy Gottlieb, Steven Ginsberg, Hudi Kenigsberg, writer Laura Ben-David and Carol Ginsberg.
(photo credit: LAWRENCE BEN-DAVID)
Let me tell you an incredible story about a 40- year quest. It all started with an old note, a note that itself was over 40 years old when it all began. The date on the piece of paper was 1934. It was a note written in my great-grandfather Henry Rosenbaum’s name, to a synagogue in Brooklyn that we’d never heard of.It was among my great-grandfather’s papers, discovered after he died in 1976. It was a note giving the synagogue permission to use and bear responsibility for a family Torah scroll that we’d never heard of and knew nothing about.
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