However a scribe will also write the megillah for use on Purim to the same strict rules as that for a sefer torah and also the Pittum Haketoret for recitation in the prayer service. Gittin (sing. Get) the divorce documents are secular but are also prepared by scribes as there is a specific text which should be word perfect. In addition I have created a new scroll using an American text for use on Yom haShoah, the Megillat haShoah. At the other end of the scale k'tubot (marriage contracts) do not have to be written by a scribe but is something that I also do.
How tefillin are made made and what the contain.
All about the mezuzah including an image map showing the key elements of this mitsvah.
Stages of writing the megillah.
A guide to the parts of the scroll, writing and repairing, mantle design and the siyyum (completion ceremony).
K’tubot I have designed
Bills of divorce.
As mentioned, a k’tubah does not have to be written by a scribe (though the person doing it should be competent in Hebrew). If you are interested in trying out Hebrew Calligraphy (as opposed to S”TaM) there are many other things that you could do to beautify your or someone else’s home as a gift. Click here for suggestions and examples.
the activities of a sofer stam
Diaries 21-25 chronicle the creation of a new tikkun for a new m’gillah for use on Yom haShoah.
The ‘spicy’ text that you read daily to increase your wealth, health and happiness.
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Megillat HaY’shuah (the salvation scroll)
Sefer Binsoa - the book of Binsoa