n. Crown, especially the crown decorating a Torah scroll.
The Torah's keter shone bright, but sat a bit askew.
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- North America
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Who Uses This
also known as "keter Torah" כתר תורה
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