Aron Kodesh

[ Sephardic Hebrew ah-rawn-kaw-desh; Ashkenazic Hebrew awr-ohn koh-desh ]

  1. a cabinet in a synagogue set into or against the wall that faces eastward toward Jerusalem, for keeping the scrolls of the Torah.

  • Also called Holy Ark, Ark .

Words Nearby Aron Kodesh Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023