Home » Search in archive Search results for: “scroll writing”

North Carolinians Welcome New Torah

Some 300 community members and guests turned out for a special Torah dedication ceremony, parade and family fun fair at Chabad in Greensboro, NC. The ceremony marked the completion of a brand new Torah scroll that will now find its home in the shul at the Chabad center, which is run by Rabbi Yosef and [...]

| | Read More »

Ancient Jewish Scrolls Found in North Afghanistan

A cache of ancient Jewish scrolls from northern Afghanistan that has only recently come to light is creating a storm among scholars who say the landmark find could reveal an undiscovered side of medieval Jewry. The 150 or so documents, dated from the 11th century, were found in Afghanistan’s Samangan province and most likely smuggled [...]

| | Read More »

Children Write a Torah Scroll on the Ashkelon Coast

Children in the coastal district of Ashkelon were invited Wednesday night to begin a new project: to participate in writing a Torah scroll for their area. The project, sponsored by the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, will involve children ages three months to 18 years old. “It is considered a great deed, to write a Torah [...]

| | Read More »

Old Jewish Scrolls Found in Afghanistan

A cache of ancient Jewish scrolls from northern Afghanistan that has only recently come to light is creating a storm among scholars who say the landmark find could reveal an undiscovered side of medieval Jewry. The 150 or so documents, dated from the 11th century, were found in Afghanistan’s Samangan province and most likely smuggled [...]

| | Read More »

AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 13 January 18, 2012

Chabad-Lubavitch emissary and army chaplain, Rabbi Aaron Gurevitch has been visiting prisons across Russia for the past few years, bringing Jewish books and counseling Jewish inmates. Gurevitch received a gold medal from the Russian Prison Services Administration for his work rehabilitating prisoners and improving their spiritual quality of life. A loose collection of memorable moments [...]

| | Read More »

Torah scribe wields her quill against segregation of women

Torah scribe wields her quill against segregation of women

On a small desk, squeezed between a closet and a wall, the writing of the first women’s Torah scroll in Israel began a few weeks ago. The scribe, Hanna Klebansky, says she hopes the writing and reading of the scroll will send a message contradicting that of the segregation of women. Klebansky is hardly the [...]

| | Read More »

AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #9 December 21, 2011

The Obama administration’s holiday reception season was in full swing. And so began the fastidious frenzy to make the White House’s kitchen kosher last week, a nearly four-hour drill that started at 10 p.m. Wednesday. A deadline approached: a truckload of kosher food was due Thursday at 10 a.m. Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidim around the world launched [...]

| | Read More »

Qumram National Park

Qumram National Park, where the seven Dead Sea scrolls were found was built on the eighth century BCE until the destruction of the temple in 586 BCE.  When the site was called Secaca, it was then abandoned in the second century BCE. During the Arabic period the site was named Qumran from an Arabic word [...]

| | Read More »

The Purim paradigm

One of the strangest books of our Holy Scriptures is the Scroll (Megilla) of Esther, which seems antithetical to some of the major ideas and ideals of the other biblical writings. First of all, the major “persona” in the Bible’s history of Israel is God Almighty, who directs all the significant events in Israel’s development [...]

| | Read More »

Royal couple to receive Hebrew scroll for wedding

A professional scribe will present Prince William and Kate Middleton with a specially-made scroll in Hebrew and English for their upcoming royal wedding on Thursday. Mike Horton will hand over the scroll he made himself to British Ambassador Matthew Gould at the British Embassy in Tel Aviv. “A friend came up with the idea of [...]

| | Read More »

Steps to Becoming a Jewish Scribe

The job of a Jewish Scribe or Sofer is to transcribe Torah scrolls and other religious writings. Becoming a Sofer is not an easy job and requires a lot of extensive training and great skills. A Jewish Scribe must be a God-fearing person and should be faithful to the holiness of the Torah. A Sofer [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Tanach Yonah (Jonah)

ArtScroll Tanach Seriesby Rabbi Meir ZlotowitzPart of the ‘ArtScroll Tanach Series Prophets & Writings’ series. The Book of Jonah has become indelibly identified with Yom Kippur — it is a textbook of repentance and mercy. The ArtScroll Series presents the comments of the classic giants of ancient and contemporary times in a logical, comprehensible manner, [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Schottenstein Inter 1Chumash Bereishis

The Torah and Haftaros with an Interlinear Translation & commentary anthologized from Rabbinic writings.Part of the ‘Artscroll Schottenstein Interlinear Chumash’ series. Introducing an easy-to-follow edition of the Chumash. This Chumash has the same innovative format as Artscroll’s other interlinear publications: Tehillim, Siddur, Machzor. With the Interlinear Chumash The translation is always right in front of [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Schott. Inter 2 Chumash Shemos

The Torah and Haftaros with an Interlinear Translation & commentary anthologized from Rabbinic writings.Part of the ‘Artscroll Schottenstein Interlinear Chumash’ series. Introducing an easy-to-follow edition of the Chumash. This Chumash has the same innovative format as Artscroll’s other interlinear publications: Tehillim, Siddur, Machzor. With the Interlinear Chumash The translation is always right in front of [...]

| | Read More »

The Call of the Torah Exodus

Shemosby Rabbi Elie MunkEdited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir ZlotowitzPart of the ‘The Call of the Torah’ series. Magnificent anthology of interpretation and commentary on the Five Books of Moses. Rabbi Munk nourishes the minds and hearts of his readers, showing how the truths of the Torah apply to both the individual and [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Schottenstein Inter 4 Chumash Bamidbar

The Torah and Haftaros with an Interlinear Translation & commentary anthologized from Rabbinic writings.Part of the ‘Artscroll Schottenstein Interlinear Chumash’ series. Introducing an easy-to-follow edition of the Chumash. This Chumash has the same innovative format as Artscroll’s other interlinear publications: Tehillim, Siddur, Machzor. With the Interlinear Chumash The translation is always right in front of [...]

| | Read More »

The Call of the Torah Numbers

Bamidbarby Rabbi Elie MunkEdited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir ZlotowitzPart of the ‘The Call of the Torah’ series. Magnificent anthology of interpretation and commentary on the Five Books of Moses. Rabbi Munk nourishes the minds and hearts of his readers, showing how the truths of the Torah apply to both the individual and [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Schottenstein Inter 5 Chumash Devarim

The Torah and Haftaros with an Interlinear Translation & commentary anthologized from Rabbinic writings.Part of the ‘Artscroll Schottenstein Interlinear Chumash’ series. Introducing an easy-to-follow edition of the Chumash. This Chumash has the same innovative format as Artscroll’s other interlinear publications: Tehillim, Siddur, Machzor. With the Interlinear Chumash The translation is always right in front of [...]

| | Read More »

The Call of the Torah Deuteronomy

Devarimby Rabbi Elie MunkEdited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir ZlotowitzPart of the ‘The Call of the Torah’ series. Magnificent anthology of interpretation and commentary on the Five Books of Moses. Rabbi Munk nourishes the minds and hearts of his readers, showing how the truths of the Torah apply to both the individual and [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Tanach Series

This series is not yet complete.by Rabbi Hersh GoldwurmEdited by Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz and Rabbi Nosson Scherman The ArtScroll Tanach Series presents the comments of the classic giants of ancient and contemporary times in a logical, comprehensible manner, like a master teach on an exciting voyage of intellectual discovery. Entire Hebrew text reset in clear [...]

| | Read More »

The Rubin Edition of Joshua & Judges

The Rubin Edition of the Prophets (Nach)Edited by Rabbi Nosson SchermanPart of the ‘Artscroll Rubin Edition Tanach’ series. The Rubin Edition a translation and commentary of the Prophets that will sweep the English-speaking world, providing new dimensions of understanding and beauty. The Early Prophets - with a commentary anthologized from the Rabbinic writings.This brilliant new [...]

| | Read More »

The Rubin Edition of Joshua & Judges

The Rubin Edition of the Prophets (Nach)Edited by Rabbi Nosson SchermanPart of the ‘Artscroll Rubin Edition Tanach’ series. The Rubin Edition a translation and commentary of the Prophets that will sweep the English-speaking world, providing new dimensions of understanding and beauty. The Early Prophets - with a commentary anthologized from the Rabbinic writings.This brilliant new [...]

| | Read More »

The Rubin Edition of Samuel I & II

The Rubin Edition of the Prophets (Nach)Edited by Rabbi Nosson SchermanPart of the ‘Artscroll Rubin Edition Tanach’ series. The Rubin Edition a translation and commentary of the Prophets that will sweep the English-speaking world, providing new dimensions of understanding and beauty. The Early Prophets - with a commentary anthologized from the Rabbinic writings. This brilliant [...]

| | Read More »

The Rubin Edition of Kings I & II

The Rubin Edition of the Prophets (Nach)Edited by Rabbi Nosson SchermanPart of the ‘Artscroll Rubin Edition Tanach’ series. You know and use the Stone Edition, which has become the standard English-language Chumash. But what about the rest of the Written Torah, the Prophets and the Writings? Where can we go for a sweeping understanding of [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Tanach Yechezkel (Ezekiel)

ArtScroll Tanach Seriesby Rabbi Moshe EisemannPart of the ‘ArtScroll Tanach Series Prophets & Writings’ series. The prophet of dirge, search and rebirth. Includes diagrams of the Third Temple. Overview by Rabbi Nosson Scherman The ArtScroll Series presents the comments of the classic giants of ancient and contemporary times in a logical, comprehensible manner, like a [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Tanach Trei Asar: The Twelve Prophets Vol.1

ArtScroll Tanach Seriesby Rabbi Meir ZlotowitzPart of the ‘ArtScroll Tanach Series Prophets & Writings’ series. Vol. 1; Hosea, Joel, Amos and ObadiahTrei Asar, the Twelve Prophets, is a panorama of Jewish history. These prophets have a message for all generations, and the commentaries by Rabbi Matis Roberts and overview by Rabbi Joseph Elias, sheds lights [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Tanach Tehillim Set

ArtScroll Tanach Seriesby Rabbi Avrohom Chaim FeuerEdited by Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz and Rabbi Nosson SchermanPart of the ‘ArtScroll Tanach Series Prophets & Writings’ series. This comprehensive verse-by-verse translation and commentary by Rabbi Avrohom Chaim Feuer. Inspiring and uplifting, it emphasizes the spiritual and personal relevance of each psalm. This Tehillim presents the comments of the [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Tanach Mishlei (Proverbs) Vol 1

ArtScroll Tanach Seriesby Rabbi Eliezer GinsburgPart of the ‘ArtScroll Tanach Series Prophets & Writings’ series. Volume 1 chapters 1-15. A new translation with a commentary anthologized from Talmudic, Midrashic, and Rabbinic sources.Includes An Overview: Wisdom of the Wisest by Rabbi Nosson Scherman In Mishlei, King Solomon shares his wisdom of life - how life is [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Tanach Mishlei (Proverbs) Vol 2

ArtScroll Tanach Seriesby Rabbi Eliezer Ginsburg and Rabbi Yossi WeinbergerPart of the ‘ArtScroll Tanach Series Prophets & Writings’ series. Volume 2 chapters 16-3. King Solomon’s Book of Mishlei/Proverbs is a guide to life. Its every line is a precious lode of wisdom, guidance, inspiration, and insight. The greatest minds and hearts of our history - [...]

| | Read More »

Artscroll Tanach Iyov (Job)

ArtScroll Tanach Seriesby Rabbi Moshe EisemannPart of the ‘ArtScroll Tanach Series Prophets & Writings’ series. The anguished attempts of Job and his comrades to understad the ways of the Creator, the lofty and uplifting poetry of the Book, and the stimulating ideas of its protagonists are presented here as never before in this new translation [...]

| | Read More »