Keter

Alternative Spellings

kesser, keser

Definitions

  • Crown, especially the crown decorating a Torah scroll.

Example Sentences

  • The Torah's keter shone bright, but sat a bit askew.

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

כתר

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

Notes

also known as "keter Torah" כתר תורה

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