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When reading from a Torah scroll, readers typically use an instrument to follow the text without touching it directly with their hand. This “Torah pointer” often ends with the likeness of a closed hand (Hebrew: “yad”) and its forefinger.
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Unknown Artist: Silver Torah pointer, Leo Baeck Institute, 61.148.
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