The medium is the message.

There are fewer finer mergers between art & communication than that found in a Torah scroll.  It takes years of training to master the hundreds of nuances embedded in the calligraphy used to ink out the Hebrew words of the Torah on one long scroll. This is a job traditionally reserved for men, but Avielah Barclay is a rare female Orthodox scribe whose faithful love of scripture and extraordinary talent for language and calligraphy have led her to this highly specialized vocation.

Read the full BBC article here and learn a little bit about some of the earliest religious communicators – Torah scribes!

 

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