<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Hechshers - food certification according to Jewish religious law</TITLE> <META NAME="Identifier-URL" CONTENT="http://www.hechshers.info/shapes/127.htm"> <META NAME="author" CONTENT="Roger Harris"> <META NAME="Copyright" CONTENT="Roger Harris (C) 2010"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Reply-to" CONTENT="admin@hechshers.info"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Cache-Control" CONTENT="No-cache"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="pragma" CONTENT="no-cache"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Language" CONTENT="english;hebrew"> <META NAME="distribution" CONTENT="Global"> <META NAME="rating" CONTENT="General"> <META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="INDEX,NOFOLLOW"> <META NAME="revisit-after" CONTENT="40 Days"> <META NAME="DESCRIPTION" CONTENT="Hechshers resemble trademarks and are affixed to various foods to indicate that a regulatory body has adjudged the food to be in conformance with Jewish laws of ritual purity."> <META NAME="KEYWORDS" CONTENT="beth,din,fleischik,food,glatt,hechsher,hecsher,hekhsher,heksher,jew,jewish,kosher,kashrus,kashrut,label,mark,milchik,parve,rabbi,schochet,sticker,supervision,wine"> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../stylesheet.css"> </HEAD> <BODY BGCOLOR="#FFFF8F" LINK="#0000FF" VLINK="#000080" ALINK="#FF0000" TEXT="#000000"> <BASEFONT FACE="arial,times new roman" COLOR="#000000" SIZE="3"> <!-- begin:table to set page width --> <TABLE BORDER="4" BORDERCOLOR="#0000FF" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" WIDTH="640" ALIGN="CENTER"> <!-- ----------------------------- --> <!-- -- horizontal menu ---------------------------- --> <TR><A NAME="TOP"></A> <TD WIDTH="120" BGCOLOR="#87CEFA" ALIGN="CENTER"> <FONT SIZE="1">HECHSHERS<BR>SITE&nbsp;NAVIGATOR<BR><I>Click for ...</I> </FONT></TD> <TD WIDTH="940" ALIGN="CENTER"><FONT SIZE="2"> <A HREF="../shapes/index.htm">HECHSHER INDEX</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../kashauth/index.htm">KASHRUT AUTHORITIES</A> <BR><A HREF="../about.htm">about</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../bibliogr.htm">bibliography</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../glossary.htm">glossary</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../genindex.htm">index</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../links.htm">links</A> <BR><A HREF="../site-map.htm">site map</A> </FONT></TD> <TD WIDTH="80" ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="../index.htm"><FONT SIZE="2">HOME<BR>PAGE</FONT></A></TD> </TR> <!-- end: horizontal menu ------------------------------ --> <TR><TD COLSPAN="3"> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" ALIGN="CENTER"> <TR><TD ALIGN="LEFT"><SMALL>URL: http://www.hechshers.info/shapes/127.htm <BR>E-mail: <A HREF="&#109&#97&#105&#108&#116&#111&#58info&#64hechshers.info">info&#64hechshers.info</A> </SMALL> </TD><TD ALIGN="RIGHT"> <SMALL> Compiled by Roger Shlomo Harris <BR><A HREF="../copyright.htm">Copyright</A> 2015 </SMALL> </TD></TR></TABLE> <BR>&nbsp;<BR> <TABLE BORDER="0" ALIGN="CENTER"><TR><TD> <FONT SIZE="4" COLOR="#FF6699">www.<BIG><B>hechshers</B></BIG>.info</FONT> <!-- <P><IMG SRC="../pinkdot.jpg"></P>--> </TD></TR></TABLE> <BR>&nbsp;<BR> <TABLE BORDER="1" WIDTH="360" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00" BORDERCOLORLIGHT="#FFFFFF" BORDERCOLORDARK="#FFFFFF" ALIGN="CENTER"> <TR><TD BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="360"><TR> <TD WIDTH="90" ROWSPAN="2" ALIGN="CENTER"> <A HREF="index.htm#127"><IMG SRC="../shapes/########.jpg" WIDTH="80" BORDER="0" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE"><BR><FONT SIZE="1" FACE="trebuchet ms,arial">click to return<BR>to index</FONT></A></TD> <TD WIDTH="250" VALIGN="BOTTOM"><B>Gidim</B></TD></TR> <TR><TD>... Gid (<font class="hebrew18"></Font>) (pl gidim): the kosher animal sinews which are used to join by sewing the adjacent vellum sheets of a Sefer Torah into a long scroll. Tefillin batim are also stitched together with gidim. </TD></TR></TABLE> </TD></TR></TABLE> <BR>&nbsp;<BR>&nbsp;<p align="justify"></p> <table border="0" width="616" cellpadding="8"><tr><td> Gidim (sinews) shown here wound on a winder. <br>To display the winder in a labelled polythene packet, hover the cursor over the image. <br>To display the circular hechsher and its accompanying Hebrew text <a href="../hechshers/962.htm">please click here</a>. <br> Image source: <a href="http://merkazhasofrim.com/gidim.html#.VMpWII2zW2m">Merkaz HaSofrim</a> - Sofrus Supplies <table border="0" width="616"><tr><td> <img src="127/127=gidim_winder.jpg" border="0" width="616" alt="Hover on image to display" onmouseover="this.src='127/127=gidim_winder_package.jpg';" onmouseout="this.src='127/127=gidim_winder.jpg';"/> </td></tr></table> </td></tr></table> <!-- end: table to set page width --> </TD></TR></TABLE> <!-- ---------------------------- --> </BASEFONT> </BODY> </HTML>