13: Two Torahs on Columbia

13: Two Torahs on Columbia

Space Midrash
Space Midrash
13: Two Torahs on Columbia
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The Space Shuttle Columbia was the first to carry passengers. Across 22 years, it spent more than 300 days in Orbit. Among it’s payloads were two different Torahs. One at the beginning of it’s saga and the other, tragically at the end. This episode chronicles the Torahs brought aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia by Jeffrey Hoffman in 1996 and Ilan Ramon in 2003.

Run time 10 minutes.

“An Article of Hope” The Story of Ilan Ramon and the Bergen-Beltsen Torah

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