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    Rabbi Erica Asch checks her position in the text as she rolls a Torah scroll Tuesday in preparation for Rosh Hashanah services at Temple Beth El in Augusta. She pre-positioned the temple’s four Torahs so they’d be ready for readings during this week’s high holy days services.

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    Rabbi Erica Asch rolls a Torah scroll Tuesday in preparation for Rosh Hashanah services at Temple Beth El in Augusta. She pre-positioned the temple’s four Torahs so they’d be ready for readings during this week’s high holy days services.

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    After rolling the Torah scroll all the way back to the creation story at the beginning of the Book of Genesis, Rabbi Erica Asch practices singing a passage on Tuesday in preparation for Rosh Hashanah services at Temple Beth El in Augusta. She pre-positioned the temple’s four Torahs so they’d be ready for readings during this week’s high holy days services.

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    Sarah Rockford, left, and Rabbi Rachel Isaacs on Tuesday unroll a Torah scroll to find the passage that will be read during the Rosh Hashanah services at Beth Israel Synagogue in Waterville. The event is celebrated with personal reflection, prayer, singing and eating traditional foods. The holy day begins at sundown Wednesday.

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