Re: Fungus on Torah Parchment

Gershon Dubin (
Wed, 19 Mar 1997 15:27:46 PST

In reply to:
>In the Young Israel of Toco Hills we have a Sefer Torah that has vast
>sections of the white parchment that have turned light brown, which is
>still kosher to read from, but harder to do. A person recently told
>Has anyone heard of either the machon or the product?

I don't have specific knowledge of this, but I have seen sofrim (scribes)
doing things to fix up sifrei torah that horrified me at first glance. I
suggest you speak to your local (or not so local sofer) and see if he can