During the years of mass immigration, Yad L'achim understood the vital need to strengthen and broaden Jewish practice among the immigrants. Part of this venture was organizing Sifrei Torah for the new synagogues.
The picture captures a moment during the inauguration of a Sefer Torah and synagogue, which Yad L'achim organized and established for Georgian Jews in Ohr Yehuda.
Center: HaGaon Rav S.B. Lifshitz, zt"l, founding chairman of Yad L'achim, addressing the immigrants.