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Etymology 1 n. (context Judaism English) A pointer used in the ritual of Torah-reading. Etymology 2

n. The letter ⴷ in the Tifinagh alphabet.

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A yad (, 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.

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Oved, a kibbutznik and a scholar at Yad Tabenkin, the research and documentation center of the United Kibbutz Movement, studies the history of communes around the world.

When he was not searching the archives of Yad Vashem, Rivlin could usually be found among the survivors, looking for someone who remembered.

They decided to contact Rivlin while he walked home from Yad Vashem to his apartment near the Yehuda Market.

This was how Yad would protect and turn aside the gaze of a seeker from that on which it was drawn, how Traw would make invisible things visible, and how Pern would focus the thoughts of those who looked upon it for rationality, justice, and law.

This was how Yad would protect and turn aside the gaze of a seeker from that on which if was drawn, how Traw would make invisible things visible, and how Pern would focus the thoughts of those who looked upon it for rationality, justice, and law.

This was how Yad would protect and turn aside the gaze of a seeker from that on which it was drawn, how Traw would make invisible things visible, and haw Pern would focus the thoughts of those who looked upon it for rationality, justice, and law.