Soferet Julie Seltzer – Session 1: October 20 at 7 pm
Ink of Her Own: On Becoming a Torah Scribe
Julie will share how and why she became a Torah scribe. She will discuss her spiritual journey, the training process, and what it means to be a woman in a world historically dominated by men.
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.