Ten years ago, we were in over our heads.
Sefaria was just a big idea, cooked up by a couple of unlikely guys. We had dreams of building a living, digital library of Jewish texts… but back then we had a lot to learn, quickly, about what it would take.
And we learned that what it takes is you.
There are more people studying on Sefaria on any given day than can fit into any single beit midrash (study hall) on the planet. Each brings their own perspective, experience, and interpretation, but they come together around this core text that has been the backbone of the Jewish people for thousands of years.
Torah is the glue that holds us together. It belongs to each of us. And as this community has stepped up to engage with the vibrancy of Jewish tradition, you have also invested in Sefaria in a big way — as a non-profit, our largest single source of funding is donations from users like you.
In honor of our tenth anniversary, we asked ourselves: How can we celebrate the community that has inspired and energized us, that has made this grand experiment vibrant and meaningful, for the past decade?
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