- Hebrew סופר (sofér). (Wiktionary)
- Hebrew sōpēr, active participle of sāpar, to count, write; see spr in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Bloomenstiel is a "sofer," or expert in the age-old art of transcribing Hebrew calligraphy, a job Jews believe began with Moses, the first scribe to reduce G-d's laws to writing.”
“Youlus, an Orthodox rabbi and sofer, or Torah scribe, told his well-intentioned but gullible marks, among other things, that he had found two such Torah scrolls buried in what he called a "Gestapo body bag" in a Ukrainian mass-grave of murdered Jews.”
“A few years ago, members of BCC worked with a sofer (a scribe) to repair the worn and broken letters of part of the scroll.”
“Her paternal grandfather was Rabbi Joshua Baumol, author of Emek ha-Halakha; her maternal grandfather, Mordecai Kohn, was a sofer (scribe).”
“Dis fuglee sofer iz purdiest den mime. *sob* Butz ai byied a streechie hat fur itz, sew OP wodn leaf!”
“The website, along with publications in these two languages, will be inaugurated by the Isreali ambassador Mark sofer at a function at the Hyatt Regency hotel Friday.”
“I could only imagine them taking the parchment to a sofer stam and asking him to fix it: It's here ... and here and here and here.”
“But attending Yeshiva College is not the same as serving as a rabbi, a dayyan, a Jewish Studies principal, and, in the context of avodah zarah, a shochet, a sofer, and a wine producer.”
“The get must be written by a religious scribe sofer, with the explicit and free-willed approval of the husband, and with the specific intention that it is to be used by a certain man and woman.”
“I was contacted by a sofer (ph), a Jewish ritual scribe in Jerusalem.”
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