- "the cabinet at the front of an Ashkenazic synagogue that houses the Torah scroll." (JPS)
- "The bar mitzvah boy will put the Torah back in the ark."
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Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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