Netivat Sofrut: diary of a Soferet

Adventures of a female sofer learning to heal the world by doing Holy Work...writing a Sefer Torah

נחזיר את השכינה למקומה בצייון ובתבל כלה

"Let us restore the Divine In-Dwelling to Her Place in Zion & infuse Her spirit throughout the whole inhabited world."

So wherever we are, let us bring the Peace of G@d's Presence.

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SCRIBAL EVANGELIST As the only living certified Soferet (סופרת - female Jewish ritual scribe) & the first woman to practice sofrut (creation of sacred Hebrew texts) in over 200 years, I feel an obligation to blog about my experiences of The Work. I am also currently researching the foundation of a lost tradtion of women practicing this holy craft. For more on the services I provide, please see Soferet.com; Sofrut Nation. I am now available to engage with students, male or female, wishing to enter into the preliminary stage of learning sofrut. You are welcome to join me on this path. "Tzedeq, tzedeq tir'dof - Justice, justice you shall pursue." Devarim/Deuteronomy 16:20.

Friday, March 04, 2005

FOR SHAME! ;+>

BS"D


"It doesn't matter what stream of Judaism you belong to, as long as you're ashamed of it."

- Rabbi David Hartman, of the Shalom Hartman Institute
I'll have to add him to my list of heroes...
Gut Shabbes

2 Comments:

Blogger Poor Mad Peter said...

Reminds me of David Bader's Haikus for Jews and Zen Judaism books. If you haven't stumbled across them yet:

http://www.extremely.com/

4:21 AM  
Blogger Soferet said...

BS"D
Oh, I love those, they're hilarious! My favourite one is up on our fridge:

"Is one Nobel Prize
Too much to ask
From a child
After all I've done?"

:D

9:35 AM  

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