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Gate of Reincarnations: Chapter Thirty-Five, Section 4
Things that were not revealed to Moses were revealed to Rabbi Akiva.
There’s no such thing as history in Judaism. The last message that Moses imparted to his people demonstrates this point.
Parshat Vayelech
The 613th mitzvah of the Torah is the obligation for every Jew to write a Torah scroll. In the words of the verse: ""And now, write for yourselves this song, and teach it to the Children of Israel..."
The Indispensable Letter
Those who lack scribal experience can commission the writing of a Torah. But most cannot afford this considerable expense. As such, we can fulfill the mitzvah by “purchasing a letter” in a Torah.
The Last Mitzvah of the Torah
This class presents a comprehensive analysis of the last mitzvah of the Torah which is for each individual to write a Sefer Torah.
The last commandment of the Torah is to write one’s own Sefer Torah. Today this is commonly done through buying a letter, chapter or portion in a joint Sefer Torah. It is written by a scribe who is specially ordained to write, and its laws are meticulous.
How is a Torah made? Learn about the special parchment, quill and ink that are used -- and about the scribe who puts it all together...
How is a genuine Torah scroll produced? Learn about the special parchment, ink, quill, the calligraphy used, ad assorted other fascinating Torah scroll facts.
Many of the letters are topped by small spikes, called tagin or ketarim. Here is why.
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