Participants learn about the art and skills of Tefillin fabrication, including some of its hidden meanings. They:

Touch and examine an assortment of parchment samples, scripts and Tefillin sets; Follow the process of creating a Tefillin set, starting with a pieceof raw hide; Perform the task of a sofer (scribe) and proofread copies of aTefillin scroll; Try their hand at making a Tefillin knot.


DATES: January 5 - March 28, 2014
AGES: 11+ DURATION: 45 minutes
COST: $1.00 per participant