[b-hebrew] 5 scrolls or 1

John W. Leys eliyahu5733 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 13:19:29 EDT 2005


On 8/17/05, Jim West <jwest at highland.net> wrote:

> It would have been physically impossible to contain the entire Torah
> on one scroll.  Impossible.  The thing would have been unusable.


Not true. The entire Torah is contained on a single scroll in modern
Synagogues. Its heavy, but not unusable.  Why would the same not be
true of ancient scrolls?

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!שלום
John W. Leys

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