Can a robot write sacred Jewish scriptures?
20 July 2014 Last updated at 00:45 BST
At a special exhibition in the Jewish Museum in Berlin, a robot has been programmed to write the sacred Jewish scriptures known as the Torah.
Using a mechanical nib, the robot replicates the movements of a human hand, effectively producing robotic hand-writing.
But is it kosher? Can a robot replace the work of a rabbi as it has been performed for thousands of years?
Steve Evans reports.
Extra image courtesy of Christie's