About the Author
Born and raised in Southern California, Rabbi Aaron Shaffier began studying to be a Sofer in Israel when he was 18 years old. He received his certification to write as well as inspect STAM from Rabbi Yaroslavski (head of the Chabad Beit Din in Israel). After being certified, Rabbi Shaffier served as an apprentice under Rabbi Sholom Elishevitz in Brooklyn, NY. He served as the main Sofer for Chabad’s Mezuzah Campaign in New York from 1999-2001. In 2001 Rabbi Shaffier moved to Los Angeles with his wife and children to serve as a Sofer to the Jewish community in California. In 2003, he opened Mezuzah Gallery to further serve the Jewish community in California. Shortly afterwards, he started his websites: MezuzahStore.com and TorahScrolls.net, to reach out to the larger Jewish community.Rabbi Shaffier is also known for his adult education classes on many Torah Topics. Rabbi Shaffier and family made Aliyah to Israel in the summer of '07 and currently reside in Tekoa, a small village in the Judea region of Israel.