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Subject: Parchment

Parchment

From: Mark Clarke <markey>
Date: Sunday, October 11, 1998
Jack C. Thompson <tcl [at] teleport__com> writes

>So.  If a Jew, of whatever persuasion within the broad context of
>Judaism, restores a Torah with PVA and Scotch tape(tm), is that
>better/holier than a repair appropriate to the material being
>restored, but done by a conservator who may not be a Jew?

Well, it is certainly *understandable* if you have ever tried to buy
kosher animal glue, collagen, and parchment; and if you have ever
tried to buy/make silver needles or scalpel blades.

Mark Clarke
Cambridge
+44 1223-354520

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