This traditionally trained scribe is bending the rules — literally
"Kalman Delmoor is a classically trained Hebrew scribe, or sofer, who sits in the Yochanan Ben Zakai historic synagogue, one of the Four Sephardi Synagogues in the Old City of Jerusalem. But he doesn’t spend his days writing tefillin or mezuzot. Instead, he turns passages from Torah or liturgy into artwork — some colorful, some minimalist, and all imbued with a deep spiritual resonance.
When we spoke over Zoom, Delmoor was sitting in the synagogue, and our conversation meandered into discussions of Jewish philosophy, identity and Israeli culture."
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