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sefer

(ˈsɛfɛr; ˈsɛɪfɛr)
n
1. (Judaism) the scrolls of the Law. In full: sefer torah
2. (Judaism) any book of Hebrew religious literature
[from Hebrew, literally: book]
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A Sefer Torah is a handwritten copy of the Torah (the primary Jewish holy book), scribed to exacting standards.
During the blaze, Rabbi Abraham Mykoff, the rabbi at Congregation Poile Zedek, stormed into the burning shul to rescue a Sefer Torah in a miraculous display of James Bondian devotion.
To this day, president Ilham Aliyev is a frequent visitor to the Jewish community centers--he even gave money for a Sefer Torah and directed that the government finance the rebuilding of a synagogue.
I'm sorry, but I feel that this woman [Anat Hoffman] is an opportunist who is using the Kotel, the tallit and the Sefer Torah as props for her own self-glorification.
He grabbed the young boy and, clasping him to the sefer Torah in his arms, he began to dance wildly while loudly chanting, "A yunger Yid mit die heilige Torah--a young Jew with the Holy Torah
Only a year ago, he donated a new Sefer Torah to YIWP and proudly introduced the scroll to an enthusiastic Congregation during a ceremony attended by congregants, friends and business associates.
SOLIHULL witnessed a dance with a difference when a specially commissioned pounds 30,000 Sefer Torah scroll was waltzed down Monastery Drive.
Maimonides, Mishneh Torah, Sefer Ahavah, Hilkhot Sefer Torah 10:8 (Jerusalem, 1964) p.
A Sefer Torah, meanwhile, is a specially hand-written copy that must meet extremely strict production standards.
The two Jews of Kabul had a falling out before the American invasion, with Levy complaining that Simantov stole a Sefer Torah.
In addition, the Sopher Sefer Torah, an entre writing of the holy parchment comprising of 304,805 individual letters is being written on-site daily and is being viewed by the greater New York Jewish community with guided tours by appointment.