Tefillin Making

Recommended Age: 11 +
Duration: 45 minutes 
Student Cap: max. 35 students

Participants learn about the art and skills of Tefillin fabrication, including some of its hidden meanings. The students touch and examine an assortment of parchment samples, scripts and Tefillin sets and follow the process of creating a Tefillin set, starting with a piece of raw hide. They then perform the task of a  sofer (scribe) and proofread copies of a Tefillin scroll and try their hand at making a Tefillin knot.