11 2015

Torah Scribe Calligraphy Demonstration (Chazen)

9:30AM - 4:30PM  

Chazen Museum of Art 750 University Avenue
Madison, WI

Chazen Welcomes Torah Scribe, Rabbi Kevin Hale, to Demonstrate Hebrew Calligraphy at Saint John’s Bible Exhibit

Rabbi Kevin Hale, a sofer (Torah scribe) will be returning to Madison to demonstrate Hebrew calligraphy at the Chazen Museum of Art. Having traveled to Madison twice before as Congregation Shaarei Shamayim’s visiting rabbi, Rabbi Hale will share his knowledge with the larger Madison community during this particular visit. Eclectic and passionate, Rabbi Hale is a former toy maker, Reconstructionist rabbi, expert in the holy work of preparing sacred Jewish text, and an authority on scribal traditions.

Rabbi Hale will demonstrate his work in the Chazen lobby from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

The Saint John’s Bible is the first handwritten Bible that interprets and illustrates scripture from a contemporary perspective, reflecting a multicultural world and humanity’s enormous strides in science, technology and space travel.

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