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Underwater home for small sefer Torah

    A sefer Torah is being added to the cargo of an IDF submarine for the first time.

    All army bases in Israel are equipped with a scroll, but until now those serving underwater have been mostly secular Israelis and they have not asked for one to go with them.

    However with the arrival of a group of Orthodox recruits to the submarine unit, this is set to change.

    But because on a submarine space is very limited, the scroll that has been donated is 75 per cent smaller than normal.

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