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I was learning in a sefer which discusses a case where they couldn't do hagbah, and the Mechaber suggested to do the hagbah like the Teimanim which is to leave it on table in some way, but I didn't fully grasp how it's done. Is there a picture of their technique or a description how it's done?

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the teimonim leave the torah case on the table and lift the parchment up –  MoriDoweedhYaa3qob Jul 15 at 2:21
    
How can that be done with an ashkinazi Torah,that's exactly how he explained ot but I am having trouble conceptualizing it –  sam Jul 15 at 2:23
    
an ashkanazi torah is the same laying down as a teimoni/safaradi torah in a case. it is roled onto the sticks in the end. therefore when it is laying down you would just lift the parchment up in the middle –  MoriDoweedhYaa3qob Jul 15 at 2:26
    
How do they touch the parchment without their hands?Also how high is it lifted –  sam Jul 15 at 2:29
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ybz.org.il/_Uploads/dbsAttachedFiles/Article_65.5%281%29.pdf whoever wants to read it and summarize it can go right ahead. –  MoriDoweedhYaa3qob Oct 30 at 2:35

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Is there a picture of their technique or a description how it's done?

Screen cap from the link that MoriDoweedhYaa3qob posted:

Hagba, Teiman style

Using some cloth (Talith or similar) the parchment is lifted to about head-height. To do this, one would have to unroll the Sefer Torah while lifting it.

Probably best to grab it at the seam (which you can find every 3 to 4 columns).

After the Hagba is over, one would have to roll back the slack while slowly lowering it.

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Thank excellent answer ,and thanks to Moridorweedhyaa3qob –  sam Oct 31 at 17:05

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