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Join Nate's Shul in welcoming Torah

The Torah scroll is one of the Jewish people's most sacred objects. It has 304,805 handwritten letters. With a feather and special mix for ink, the scribe writes the five books of Moses on roughly 54 pieces of parchment. The average process takes over a year to produce the beautiful workmanship of a Torah Scroll. The writing of the scroll follows a strict set of laws that Jewish tradition has maintained for over 3300 years going back to the time of Moses.

When a scroll is completed, it calls for great celebration by the entire community with a festive meal, singing and dancing.

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