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This Week in History: A fact for October

Shoshana Gugenheim Scribing Torah

First Torah commissioned to be scribed entirely by women is read in Seattle

October 16, 2010

The Kadima Reconstructionist Jewish Community in Seattle read from the first Torah ever commissioned to be written by women, and the first ever to be written by a group of women, known as the Women's Torah Project.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for October." (Viewed on January 22, 2018) <https://jwa.org/thisweek/oct/random>.

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