Yonah Lavery-Yisraeli

Yonah. Lavery-IsraeliYonah Lavery-Yisraeli is a sofereth sta”m (ritual scribe) working in Gothenburg, Sweden. Her chief project at the moment is
writing a sefer Torah for Congregation Shaarei Shamayim in Madison, Wisconsin. She is also an artist; her work is showing this winter at the Ein Harod Museum of Art in Israel.

Session 1: Scribes In Your CommunitySession description

This section is an introduction to things in Jewish life which require ritual calligraphy (such as Torah scrolls). We will discuss
laws and traditions about how they are made, who makes them, and what roles both writing and writer play in your community.