I've Always Wondered
What Short-Answer Questions Do We Have This Week? Originally Published January 27-28, 2023.

Your correspondent refers to it as a “Torah schmatte,” but what do we call that fancy cover we put over the sefer Torah in the middle of reading it while we are doing other things?  It is called a bein gavra.  As those who sell them say, “the flat Torah cover is an ornate covering […]

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