[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?

John W. Leys

"We do not worship the soil. The land of Israel without the God of
Israel will be here today and gone tomorrow."
                         - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

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