Monthly Archives: May 2011

Totofot Manufacture

The process of making the Tefallin is fascinating.  I had these three videos on my list of things to share for a number of weeks. Some people will find the human powered tools fascinating.  Others will enjoy the complicated process … Continue reading

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Totofot- טטפת

  Since this topic has come up twice in sofergoy comments recently, I’ve decided to do some reading and share info that I’ve been accumulating for a while about totafot. You probably have not heard this word. That is because … Continue reading

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Tonight we had second Pesakh with my daughter and her family. It was so cool to celebrate it with my family and celebrate it twice.  It was a double, double blessing. I always love the food, especially the homemade matza. … Continue reading

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Finishing Mezuzah

I finally trimmed the Mezuzah that has been sitting on my desk for the past 2-3 weeks. It now fits nicely in the mezuzah tube. Once I had it in the tube, I showed it to Malka (Stephanie) and she … Continue reading

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Holding Pattern

The day after the Pesakh, I wanted to cut the parchment and start preparing for writing the Torah, but I could not decide which direction the skin should be oriented.  Should the spine run horizontally, or vertically.  Head at the … Continue reading

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