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Message from the Rebbe

The Torah is seamless. "Its beginning is lodged in its end, and its end in its beginning."1 The last letter of the Torah is a Lamed. The first...

How many words and letters are in the Torah?

Question: How many words and letters are in the Five Books of Moses? Much appreciate this site! TimToo Answer: There are 79,847 words in a Torah...

Askmoses Global Torah

Communicating age old traditions via new age means is the secret of our timeless heritage, and the modus operandi of Askmoses.com The biggest community in...

What are the accessories for a Torah Scroll?

When the actual Torah Scroll (hand written parchment) is completed it is adorned with numerous accessories, and together they form the Torah Scroll as we...

How is a Torah Made?

The Short Answer: A Torah Scroll is handwritten by a scribe with a feather and special ink on carefully prepared parchment.  The...

Final Word

On the verse from liturgy1, "I have redeemed you from this final [exile] as from the first," the Ben Ish Chai writes that the redemption will...

What is a Torah Scroll?

A. A Torah Scroll is a Sefer Torah. A Sefer Torah contains the Five Books of Moses (the Pentateuch) handwritten in the original Hebrew from right to left,...

Owning a letter in a Torah Scroll

Question: Why do people "buy" letters in a Torah Scroll?  Answer: 1. The very last of the 613 Mitzvot commanded in the Torah...