The extraordinarily complex process of creating a Torah, including its wooden, mtal and cloth components, is highlighted. Partiipants:

  • Gain an appreciation of the skills required for this intricate task;
  • View a Video and samples illustrating the process of making a Torah scroll, starting with the raw hide, through the tanning and sanding, until the parchment is finished;
  • Write their Hebrew name with a goose quill, in the script used by the sofer, on a piece of finished parchment which they take home;
  • Take home a souvenir scribe's kit

This program may be adapted to a Torah-writing ceremony beginning or completion.