n. The decorative silver crowns placed on the atzei chayim.
"When selecting a set of Rimonim, there are a number of options available. Since the Rimonim are silver, and especially 925 sterling silver, you can have practically anything engraved in them." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
רימון 'lit. pomegranate'
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
- North America
- 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).
Who Uses This
rimmon, rimon, rimmonim
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