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The Elijah's Rod is made of a cylindrical wooden rod terminating with a knob.

The lower and upper parts of the rod are covered by silver plates. The plates are decorated by winding striped of foliate and geometrical motif. The center of the rod is decorated by painting of multicolour floral motif on a golden background.##The knob is decorated by foliate motif and bears on its top the inscription: מלאך הברית !The guardian of the covenant!. The knob's borders are encircled by a geometrical runner and a dedicatory inscription. The inscription is engraved in outline letters and reads:

זה המטה קדש בית הכנסת לכבוד אליהו הנביא זל מלאך הברית !

This rod is dedicated to the synagogue in the honour of Elijah the prophet, of blessed memory, the guardian of the covenant!

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