Soferet Julie Seltzer – Session 2: November 3 at 7 pm
Black Fire on White Fire: Introduction to the Scribal Arts
How are Torah scrolls and other sacred Hebrew writings made? Get a peek at the process and materials for creating scrolls, including the parchment, ink, writing instruments, letter formation, and sacred intention.
Julie Seltzer is a Torah scribe and educator. She has been writing Torah scrolls since 2009, when she was Scribe-in-Residence at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, CA. A video of Julie and this project can be found here. Julie recently completed her fourth Torah scroll, and is writing a memoir that chronicles her spiritual journey.