Stam Scribes is a collective of progressive Jewish scribes from all over the world. They serve Jewish communities and individuals by repairing Torah scrolls and tefillintefillinתְּפִלִּין"Phylacteries." Leather boxes and straps worn by religious Jews daily except on Shabbat, holidays, and fast days. "Laying tefillin" is the expression commonly used for putting them on.
; writing new Torah scrolls, tefillin, and m’zuzot;mezuzahמְזוּזָהLiterally, “doorpost;” a decorative case that holds a handwritten parchment scroll of the Shema and V’ahavta. Mezuzot are placed on external and internal doorposts of homes to fulfill the commandment in Deuteronomy 6:5-9 “inscribe them [these words] on the doorposts of your house.”
and educating people of all ages about the art, practicalities, and spirituality of Jewish scribing (safrut).