In preparation for Shavuos, Tzivos Hashem conducts Traditional Crafts of the Jewish People special Safrus workshop at Jewish schools all over the tri-state area. During the workshop the Michoel Albukerk and Shneor Fridman give the children hands-on training about the preparation of the parchment and ink and the special art of writing a Sefer Torah.
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At the end of every workshop each child obtains a letter in the World Children’s Sefer Torah. Here, students learn how to make klaf (parchment), dyo (ink) and a kulmus (feather quill) by hand. The program was hosted by R. Itsik Volovik, Youth Education director at the beautiful Bukharian Center in Forest Hills and is sponsored by R. Lev Leviev.