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Yad Torah Pointers



The yad is a Jewish ritual pointer used when reading from the Torah scrolls. It is intended to prevent anyone from touching the sacred parchment. Commonly made of silver, the yad is often shaped like a long rod with a small hand and index finger pointing from it.

Donated by Phyllis Warnock and Bankstown Synagogue Trustees
M2004/007, M2005/009

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