yad

In Judaism, an ornate silver pointer used to follow the text in the Torah scrolls during a reading in synagogue. The Torah is handwritten on parchment, and human touch would eventually erase the...
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yad

in Judaism, a ritual object, usually made of silver but sometimes of wood or other materials, that consists of a shaft affixed to a miniature ...
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yad

In Judaism, an ornate silver pointer used to follow the text in the Torah scrolls during a reading in synagogue. The Torah is handwritten on parchment, and human touch would eventually erase the letters and damage the scroll. The yad is usually finely decorated, with a minature hand and pointing finger at one end. When not in use, it hangs over the...
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Yad

A yad (יד) (האַנט), literally, `hand,` is a Jewish ritual pointer, popularly known as a Torah pointer, used by the reader to follow the text during the Torah reading from the parchment Torah scrolls. Beyond its practical usage, the yad ensures that the parchment is not touched during the reading. There are several reasons for this: handli.....
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yad

rod used by readers of the Torah as a pointer for following text
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