A plaque hung in the synagogue, inscribed with the biblical verse "I have set the Lord always before me" (in Hebrew, "shiviti hashem lenegdi tamid"), as a reminder of the divine presence.
A visual explanation of the papercut shiviti from Gyöngyös, Hungary.
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