Torah Pointer

Unknown Artist/Maker1861 (date of inscription)

The Jewish Museum, New York

The Jewish Museum, New York
New York, United States

The Hebrew inscription reads, "Donation of...Rabbi Elijah son of...Judah..., to Beth Midrash [Study Hall] Sha'arei Torah for the remembrance of his late brother...Abraham son of...Judah, May his soul be bound up in the bond of [eternal] life, New York, 1 Nissan 5621" (=12 March 1861).


  • Title: Torah Pointer
  • Creator: Unknown Artist/Maker
  • Date Created: 1861 (date of inscription)
  • Location: United States, North and Central America
  • Physical Dimensions: 10 5/8 × 1 7/16in. (27 × 3.7cm)
  • Type: Ceremonial Art
  • Rights: https://thejewishmuseum.org/about-this-site#terms-conditions
  • External Link: View this object at thejewishmuseum.org
  • Medium: Silver: engraved and cast

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