Gelila - I was taught that when you do Gelila for a Sefer Torah, the Yad should be placed on the Beraishit etz chayim (right side); I was recently asked if there is a source for this; I have been unable to find a source. Is anybody aware of a source?

  • Why not hanging from both?
    – sam
    Feb 11 at 0:25
  • looking for a source - a prior rabbi told us that it should be on the beraishit side - looking for a source or maybe there is no source and the Rabbi made it up...
    – swluger2
    Feb 11 at 0:45
  • I don't think the yad has any halachic significance beyond as an ornament. So which side should not matter. Maybe there is some sort of kabbalistic rationale.
    – N.T.
    Feb 11 at 2:44
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    – mbloch
    Feb 11 at 4:05


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