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Children of the Shtetl
The Scribe’s House
The daughters of the village scribe talk about how their father makes Torah scrolls and other holy artifacts.
The "Sofer"
To become a scribe requires rigorous study and training-and great skill. Certainly, a person who has not carefully studied the laws pertaining to composing a Torah scroll cannot be a scribe. Above all, however, the scribe must be a G-d-fearing and pious p...
We are generally accustomed to not seeing the mezuzah itself, but its case. Most of us do not fully realize just how much skill and labor goes into the writing of the actual mezuzah.
Creating A Home for the First Sefer Torah in the State of Florida
Writing a Torah Scroll
The historical completion of the first sefer Torah ever written -- in its entirety -- in the state of Florida ...with a personal statement from Governor Jeb Bush of Florida
The Megillah - Behind the Scenes
Watch and learn how a real Megillah is made as we visit a real Sofer - expert scribe.
The custom during the month of Elul for a general inspection of scrolls
“Your house is a sofer’s dream,” he said, referring to his job as a Torah scribe. Then he handed me a shopping bag containing 25 mezuzahs. Every year, during the month of Elul, which precedes Rosh Hashanah, it is customary to have a scribe inspect the par...
A Torah scroll is made up of 304,805 letters. If even one letter is missing or incomplete it renders the entire scroll invalid. This concept serves as a metaphor for the Jewish people; for our nation to be complete each one of us is necessary.During the s...
Called Kiryat Hasofrim, “Palace of the Scribes,” Safed’s newest museum will take visitors on an interactive tour of Judaism’s scribal arts.
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