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Sofrut with Rabbi Rachel Schoenfeld

After you're introduced to the traditional materials, you will have an opportunity to write your own Mezuzah. In this 5 session course you will be learning about the traditions and materials used in sacred Jewish calligraphy and will have a hands-on opportunity to create a ritual object for your home, or for your loved ones. Your guide will be Rabbi Rachel Schoenfeld, an aspiring Soferet.

The course will meet on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9:00 PM from January 13 through February 10 at the offices of the Synagogue Council of Massachusetts, 1320 Centre Street in Newton Centre-3rd floor. Cost for the 5-session course is $100 per person, plus a one-time $10 materials fee per participant.

Rabbi Rachel Schoenfeld is the Rabbi of Congregation Shirat Hayam, a Reconstructionist congregation in Marshfield, MA. She is one of the few female aspiring sofrot. Rabbi Schoenfeld has a degree in Jewish education, and has taught children and adults of all ages. She has taught at the Jewish Community Day School, Congregation Shir Tikva, and Congregation Dorshei Tzedek. She has also led congregations in Ottawa and in Texas.

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