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Torah Pointer Balkh Afghanistan 1920th century
FOREWORD Bezalel Narkiss
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Bracha Yaniv
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20th century Afghan community Afghan Jews Afghan synagogues Afghanistan Date 20th amulet apex arches Balkh band bears borders boteh braided band Bukhara candle cartouches centre ceremonial objects circumcision cloth cylindrical Date 20th century dedicatory inscription Description The silver Diameter disk Drop-shaped bells hang Elijah's staff encircled engraved in outline Eretz Israel Fischel flat floral patterns foliate pattern geometrical patterns Hanukah Hebrew Herat Jerusalem Jewish Art Jewish community Jews of Afghanistan Kabul kerchief keter ketubah ketubot Khorasan lower malbush Marriage Contract Material Silver Technique menorah Meshed mion Moslem motif Mullah Samuel Synagogue nb>npn nNnn nNon Origin Afghanistan Date outline letters Persia Rabbi reads rectangular silk Silver Technique Repousse silver Torah finial Simhat Torah Star of David suzani synagogue tevah Torah ark curtain Torah crown Torah finial TORAH FINIALS Ketarim Torah scroll tradition upper vy>ovyn Width Yom Kipur