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The Torah Scroll and its Ornaments

After the destruction of the Temple and the loss of its sacred implements, the Torah scroll became the central object of the Jewish faith. The presence of Torah scrolls in the synagogue, a mikdash me'at-"a small memento of the Temple", became mandatory. More

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