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Get Ready to be Part of This Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity

We are excited to launch a unique Torah Project that will include approximately 16 months of Torah learning activities and writing opportunities for our Temple Emanu-El congregants and greater Westfield community. We are honored to have Linda Coppleson, one of the first female Torah scribes, guiding us and helping us fulfill the last of the 613 commandments – the writing of a Torah.

What is a Sefer Torah

Torah Project Scribing Opportunity

Starting on Sunday, February 5 you have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to sit with a Soferet (scribe) and write in the Torah. Meaningful sponsorship may include a particular part of the Torah like a Bar/Bat Mitzvah parsha, a Hebrew name of a child or grandchild, a favorite holiday, or an especially significant passage. With your dedication, your family will have the opportunity to hold the wrist or shoulder of the Soferet, as she helps us fulfill the 613th commandment – the writing of a Torah. 

Sunday, February 5 is the first of many scheduled events to scribe. To participate, please consider a sponsorship level that is right for you.

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Rabbi Appell’s High Holy Days Sermon about the Torah Project

A Tour of the Torah from Union for Reform Judaism on Vimeo.