For the Athens Jewish Community and Hillel, the word "Torah" represents a great gift and a sign that Jewish life is flourishing at the University.
The University's chapter of Hillel will receive a large donated Torah within the next two weeks, starting with a celebration on Sunday in Atlanta and moving to a celebration in Athens on Jan. 30.
"We have this incredible donor, and he's been very generous to the Hillel's of Georgia," said Joel Marcovitch, director of Hillel. "For us to get a Torah, it really is a sign that Jewish life is vibrant here, that we're not dying as a community and we're not shrinking, we're actually growing."
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