A French-Israeli entrepreneur has announced his plans to partner with Google Lunar XPRIZE, a competition of shuttle builders, with the goal of placing an air-tight capsule containing a Torah scroll into the winning shuttle and launching it to the moon.
According to a press release from the initiative, they hope to celebrate the historical, moral, and cultural contributions of the Torah through the mission.
Haim Aouizerate, founder, explains his vision in the op-ed:
“Modernity has brought the significant blessing of technology to humanity. […]