Participants learn about the art and skills used in Tefillin fabrication, including some of its hidden meanings. They:

  • Touch and examine an assortment of parchment samples, scripts and Tefillin sets;
  • Follow the process of creating a Tefillin set, starting with a piece of raw hide;
  • Perform the task of a Sofer (scribe) and proofread copies of a Tefillin scoll;
  • Try their hand at making a Tefillin knot.