STaM is Hebrew acronym for Sefer (a book), Tefillin and Mezuzahs.
The way Jewish culture and religion preserves and transmits during thousands of years the laws and traditions of scribal arts for properly writing Hebrew Bible's texts.
The Five Biblical books named Scrolls are shown in a separate section of the Gallery.
Avraham Borshevsky (b. 1970, USSR) is a renowned Israeli master scribe (sofer-STaM) and calligraphy artist. A member of The Israeli Professional Visual Artists Association and IAA/AIAP.
He lives and works in Jerusalem and creates unique and personally designed works of art.
Complying with Halachic law, he creatively extends the Jewish ceremonial art tradition and has devoted himself to creating original parchment manuscripts based on sacred Hebrew Scriptures.
In 2004, Avraham Borshevsky scribed a unique kosher Mezuzah parchment recognized as a masterpiece of Hebrew sacred calligraphy. It has been documented by Guinness World Records™ as the world’s largest.
Artworks of Avraham Borshevsky on parchment are located in museums and private collections of dozens of countries around the world.
The World Calligraphy Museum in Moscow, Russia
The Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
The Slovak National Museum of Jewish Culture in Bratislava, Slovakia
DeWitt Wallace Library at Macalester College, USA
2019 Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater, by Israeli Cultural Center of Kiev, Ukraine
2018 Israeli Cultural Center of Odessa, Ukraine
2016 Israeli Cultural Center of Minsk, Belarus
2010 "Black Fire" photo exhibition in the Jewish Cultural Center of Moscow, Russia
2010 The Jewish Community Center of Volgograd, Russia
2010 "Sacred Hebrew Calligraphy of Avraham Borshevsky" The State Library for Foreign Literature, Moscow
2010 Taras Shevchenko Palace of Culture, by Israeli Cultural Center of Melitopol, Ukraine
2009 State University of Informatics and Artificial Intelligence, by Israeli Cultural Center of Donetzk, Ukraine
2009 The Israeli Cultural Center of Moscow, Russia
2003 "The Revival of the Jewish Calligraphy Art", The Jewish Cultural Center, Moscow
2002 The Municipal Cultural Center, Jerusalem, Israel
2010 "Posolstvo z Jeruzalema" with Avi Biran. The Slovak National Museum of Jewish Culture, Bratislava
2021 "Visual Music: Calligraphy & Sacred Texts. Poetry of the Hebrew Bible", by Henry Luce III Center for the Arts & Religion, USA
2019 "Private Museums of Russia. Talents of Russia" (catalog), by the World Calligraphy Museum, Moscow
2018 "Máme 25 ...". The Slovak National Museum of Jewish Culture, Bratislava
2017 The VI International Exhibition of Calligraphy in Moscow, Russia
2015 The V International Exhibition of Calligraphy in Moscow, Russia
2015 "Eternal Values" Jewish & Chinese Calligraphy exhibition at Novosibirsk State Museum of Fine Arts, Russia
2012 The IV International Exhibition of Calligraphy, (catalog) Moscow, Russia
2010 The III International Exhibition of Calligraphy, (catalog), Veliki Novgorod, Russia
2009 The II International Exhibition of Calligraphy, (catalog) Moscow
2008 "Callifest'08", International Calligraphy Exhibition. Mumbai, India
2008 "In Four Languages". Kehillat Yedidya Synagogue in Jerusalem, Israel
2008 International Calligraphic Exhibition (catalog). St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia
2007 "Greetings from Israel II". The Slovak National Museum of Jewish Culture, Bratislava
2004 "The Art of the People of The Book. Judaism in Art" Russian State Art Library, Moscow
2003 "A Precious Legacy: The Ten Commandments in Ten Versions" Macalester College, St. Paul, Minn. USA
"Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink: Jewish Illuminated Manuscripts" by Marc Epstein. Princeton University Press, 2015
"Mastering Hebrew Calligraphy" by Izzy Pludwinski. The Toby Press, Israel, 2012
2009 Most expensive Mezuzah by Guinness World Records™
2004 Largest Mezuzah by Guinness World Records™
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