Modern Israeli Scribes Bring An Ancient Craft To Life

"Where to go for hands-on, explanatory workshops (in English!) with contemporary practitioners of Hebrew scribal arts"

A 30-year-old scribe originally from Minneapolis, Kalman Gavriel Delmoor trains scribes and creates inspirational artwork based on biblical texts and letters of the Hebrew alphabet.

He leads workshops and writing meditations for tourists of all ages, backgrounds and faiths. And he sells his readymade and custom works online and in his studio inside the Four Sephardic Synagogues site in the Old City.

“The scribal tradition is an artform in which I can express myself in a way a religious teacher could not do. As a millennial, I love making this art accessible to young people like me,” Delmoor tells ISRAEL21c.

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