Writing a Torah takes love and patience, knowledge and skill. Eric Ray is a gentle, wise man, a skilled artist. Originally published in 1985 with black and white photographs, SOFER: THE STORY OF A TORAH SCROLL now features rich, full-color photos
Writing a Torah takes love and patience, knowledge and skill. Originally published in 1985 with black and white photographs, SOFER: THE STORY OF A TORAH SCROLL now features rich, full-color photos. Through this virtual journey into an art form that has helped sustain the Jewish people for hundreds of generations, curious minds learn to love the Torah and other holy objects a little bit more.
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Release Date: October 1998. Publisher: Torah Aura Productions. Weight: . 1 lbs. Dimensions: . " x . " x 1. ". Age Range: 9 years and up.
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by Eric Ray, Torah Aura Productions, October 1, 1998. The Torah is the book that holds the wisdom of the Jewish people. This perfect food also makes the ink. Sofer – The Story of a Torah Scroll – 0. 6. It is the story of the journey of the Jewish people toward a better world. It is the record of the laws and values by which we live. The writing of the Sefer Torah must be done by a dedicated Jew who loves the Torah. No machine can do the work I d. ecause a Sefer Torah can be made only by human hands. A. No metals used for making weapons may touch a scroll.
Publication: Los Angeles : Torah Aura Productions, c1986. Format/Description: Book 32 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Subjects: Torah scrolls - Juvenile literature. Scribes, Jewish - Handbooks, manuals, etc. - - Juvenile literature. Calligraphy, Hebrew - Juvenile literature. Childrens subjects: Torah scrolls. Calligraphy, Hebrew.
Published on Mar 31, 2016. Sofer the story of a torah scroll
Published on Mar 31, 2016. Sofer the story of a torah scroll. Published in: Spiritual. Our books guide and enhance the Jewish knowledge, spirituality and identity of children and their families, and our innovative tools bring Judaism alive in synagogues, Hebrew schools, and day schools. Torah Aura Productions was founded in 1981 by a group of innovative Jewish educators who looked out at the field of Jewish education and found materials that were shallow and dull.
The inauguration ceremony is held for new and restored scrolls alike, as well as for the transfer of Torah scrolls from one sanctuary to another.
Writing a Torah scroll is a religious act. First and foremost, a kosher . The scribe cannot write a Torah scroll from memory, and must refer to a written book called a tikkun (correction guide). First and foremost, a kosher (acceptable according to Jewish law) Torah scroll must be hand-written. This is done by a sofer (scribe), a specially trained individual who is devout and knowledgeable in the laws governing the proper writing and assembling of a scroll. More specifically, the modern scribe is called a sofer stam, an acronym for sefer torah (Torah scroll) tefillin (phylacteries) and mezuzah.
A Jewish scribe explains in detail how he shapes the Hebrew letters he uses in transcribing the Torah and how he prepares the scrolls themselves. 32 p. : Number of pages.