Torah is a central concept in the Jewish tradition. There is no "Old Testament" for Jews it is the TaNaKH. You are not supposed to touch the parchment on these scrolls because they are too holy so a yod is used to read the text.
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The Patchwork Torah (Sukkot & Simchat Torah): Fragments of damaged and rescued Torahs from several periods of history are woven together in this touching tale of four generations of a Torah scribe and his family.