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yad

 (yäd, yôd)
n. pl. ya·dim (yä-dēm′, yô′dĭm) Judaism
An ornamented pointer used to mark one's place when reading out loud from a scroll of the Torah in a synagogue.

[Mishnaic Hebrew yād, from Hebrew, hand; see yd in Semitic roots.]

yad

(jɑd)
n
(Judaism) Judaism a hand-held pointer used for reading the sefer torah
[Hebrew]
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Yad Vashem is the world's largest source for Holocaust education, documentation, commemoration and research.