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When was the Torah written?

Some sources indicate that it was given by Moses in 1280 BCE. The  first written books are indeterminate. This date is based on what  is known as the 'late date' for the Exo (MORE)
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Where can you find the Torah?

You can find the Torah in synagogues, both in the form of the Torah scroll and in book form. You can also find book form Torahs in book stores - normally stores that specialis (MORE)
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Can you buy a Torah?

Yes, you can. You can purchase a Torah in book form from most Jewish book stores. You can also commission a Torah scroll, however, these can cost thousands of dollars.
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What is the Torah stored in?

  A cabinet in the front of the Synogogue called the Aron Kodesh in hebrew, or the Holy Cabinet in English
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What is the Longest Torah portion in the Torah?

Naso is the longest Torah-portion, with 176 pesukim (verses). If we include combined Torah-portions, then Mattos-Mass'ei is the longest, with 244 pesukim.
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Why is the Torah important?

  It is important because it is the history, laws, and history of the hebrews
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Who was sworn in with a Torah?

Nobody. Jewish public officials are sworn in with a Tanakh or Jewish Bible, not with a Torah Scroll in the United States and other countries that have similar ceremonies.
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What are facts about the Torah?

It's for the Jewish religion that's all I know a oh and that it is a scroll that if stained must be painfully rewritten all over again by hand
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Where was the Torah kept?

The Torah is kept in the Aron Kodesh (Holy Ark), which is located  on the eastern wall at the front of the Synagogue.
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What is the summation of the Torah?

That which is hateful to you, do not do to others. The rest is just  commentary, now go read the commentary.
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