The Torah Care Preservation Policy You have spoken – We have listened. Congregations   can   now   sign   up   for   a   Torah   care   preservation   plan.   This   plan   offers   communities   the benefit   of   keeping   their Torahs   Kosher   indefinitely   (after   they   have   been   restored)   while   avoiding   costly restoration due to unintended neglect. The   Need: Congregations   know   that   their Torahs   need   to   be   Kosher   and   that   from   time   to   time   they   will   have   to   fix and   repair   these   scrolls   at   great   expense.   However,   reducing   the   cost   and   the   intensity   of   repairs   is   a priority. The Problem: Most   congregations   have   had   their   Torahs   infrequently   restored   at   a   great   cost.   This   creates   a   false belief   that   those   scrolls   are   now   good   for   5,   7   or   even   10   years   before   they   need   to   be   reviewed   again. When   the   Torahs   are   eventually   reexamined,   the   report   can   reveal   extensive   deterioration   which creates    an    unexpected    expense    to    return    them    to    their    Kosher    status    once    again.   As    a    result, community   boards   tend   to   push   off   the   next   restoration   phase,   during   which   time   the   deterioration worsens resulting in higher restoration costs. How can this cycle be broken? The Consideration: A      Kosher Torah   does   not   remain   permanently   in   this   condition   and   gradually   deteriorates. The   process escalates   after   one   or   two   years   of   neglect.   After   five   years   of   lacking   maintenance,   the      scroll’s condition   can   be   close   to   where   it   was   before   the   last   restoration   excursion.   By   the   time   it   has   been   ten years   since   the   last   check-up,   the   cost   of   repair   now   is   extensive   and   requires   a   major   undertaking. The   solution   is   to   prevent   the   scroll   from   deteriorating.   Yearly   check   ups   will   save   congregations thousands   of   dollars   over   the   years.   The   “solution”   therefore   is   to   prevent   the   scroll   from   deteriorating, immediately   after   restoration   is   completed   and   thereby   saving   the   congregation   thousands   of   dollars over the years. The Fact: It   is   estimated   that   the   cost   to   repair   a   75+   years   scroll   (which   is   the   average   age   of   most   scrolls owned by the majority of congregations today) over 20 years of can be as high $10K to $15k or more! The   Result: Today,   more   and   more Torah   scrolls   are   neglected,   not   being   restored   and   are   not      Kosher,   because   of the   estimated   high   cost   to   repair   them.   The   worry   is   that   even   if   they   are   restored,   the   cost   will   repeat     itself   in   a   few   years   again   anyway.   The   downward   cycle   continues   and   the   scrolls   are   the   losers   as they continue to deteriorate. The   Solution: The   Sofer   On   Site    T orah   M aintenance   P lan   (TMP).   This   TMP   was   developed,   in   part,   to   satisfy   the need   for   economical   ongoing   Torah   care   to   ensure   a   Torah   remains   Kosher   and   within   a   realistic   and affordable budget. The   Price?   Plans begin as low as $18 a month or just over $200 annually per scroll. A    Simple    Plan:    We   offer   to   come   in   once   a   year   and   perform   maintenance   on   your   scrolls,   on   site.   We intend to gain two major objectives: Our regular Torah care visits will ensure your scrolls will never require full restoration again! The cost to care for your scrolls will be reduced by over 90%! How    Does    It    Work?    After   a   Torah   has   been   restored,   we   sign   you   up   for   our   TMP.   We   will   come   in   to visit   your   scroll(s)   once   a   year   to   perform   the   necessary   maintenance   on   site. All   you   pay   is   your   yearly TMP   fee   and   the   share   of   travel   for   that   visit.   You   will   be   guaranteed   that   your   scroll(s)   will   remain Kosher and not require any additional restoration as long as you are participating in the TMP! Now that is a Money saving idea! What   is   the   cost? After   we   have   restored   your     Torah,   you   can   sign   up   for   one   of   the TMP   plans.   Select a plan that works best for you. Contact us  for more information on costs and fees. Your TMP is intended to ensure that your Torahs remains in a Kosher state indefinitely. Providing that: The congregations TMP payments are current and up-to-date Scrolls   are   rolled   and   wrapped   correctly   as   will   be   demonstrated   and   directed   by   SOS   (see   our Holy Rollers Guide) There isn’t any major fluctuation in temperature in the ark These  items should be  installed when required: a humidifier, DampRid® or fan. 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Torah         is         the         prized         inheritance        of         the         Jewish         people.         It         moves,        motivates,         and         unites         us         as         a        nation.         For      3,000         years         we         have        learned      to      live      our      lives      through     the          teachings,          guidance          and       message      of      Torah.      We   search      for     new        ways        to        bring        ourselves      closer      to      it.      At      Sofer      On      Site,      we     are      honored      to      provide      beautiful STa’M        of        the        highest        Halachic      standards,      while      bringing      Torah’s     timeless        messages        to        you,        and      inspire generations to come.
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