In 1996, NASA astronaut Dr. Jeff Hoffman brought a small Torah scroll on board Space Shuttle Columbia. On Shabbat, while orbiting Earth, he read from the book of Genesis, “In the beginning God created heaven and the earth.”
This is a story about inspiration, communities, and a man’s journey. A story of how family, educators, scientific and religious communities achieve great things and bring our identity to new realms.
Bring the Space Torah, (a short film, 25 min) accompanied by a meeting and conversation with the executive producer, Rachel Raz, to your camp. Learn about this inspiring story and the journey to make this film.