Soferet Avielah Barclay is the first female Jewish ritual scribe in 250 years, and still the only one certified in this chain of tradition. She has private Orthodox certification and is initiated as a Bat Qol within the Jewish Renewal Movement.
Avielah has written and illuminated many Megilot Esther, the Book of Esther, and restored Torah scrolls in the UK, Canada and the USA, as well as taught ...at many venues on three continents including Machon Pardes in Jerusalem.
Avielah's areas of research/scholarship include Women's Religious Dialogue, Conversion to Judaism, Diaspora Jewish Identity, Spiritual Development and lectures on Feminism from within traditional religious contexts.
She now lives and works in London England, and Victoria Canada.
Main Site: Soferet.com
Blog: Netivat Sofrut
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