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Witnessing the Birth of a Torah

January 29, 2008
The Torah scroll comes alive at Brooklyn, N.Y.’s Jewish Children’s Museum as visitors to the Chabad-Lubavitch institution watch the sacred item being written by a certified scribe and witness demonstrations of how all of the scribe’s implements are processed from raw materials.
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Children gather around scribe Rabbi Benny Hershkowitz as he carefully pens a letter during the hands-on demonstration “Torah Unwrapped” at the Jewish Children’s Museum in Brooklyn, N.Y. The public exhibit takes place every Sunday until March 2 at the Chabad-Lubavitch institution. (Photos: Todd Maisel/The Daily News)
Children gather around scribe Rabbi Benny Hershkowitz as he carefully pens a letter during the hands-on demonstration “Torah Unwrapped” at the Jewish Children’s Museum in Brooklyn, N.Y. The public exhibit takes place every Sunday until March 2 at the Chabad-Lubavitch institution. (Photos: Todd Maisel/The Daily News)

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