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כרזה ליום העצמאות תשמ"ו (1986), ל"ח לעצמאות ישראל, עיצוב: רפאל אבקסיס

כרזה ליום העצמאות תשמ"ו (1986), ל"ח לעצמאות ישראל, עיצוב: רפאל אבקסיס

SLUB Dresden: Werkansicht: Machsor - Mscr.Dresd.A.46.aMachsorMachsor -  Erscheinungsort[Esslingen?]Erscheinungsjahr1290

SLUB Dresden: Werkansicht: Machsor - Mscr.Dresd.A.46.aMachsorMachsor - Erscheinungsort[Esslingen?]Erscheinungsjahr1290

BOOKTRYST: Magnificent 15th C. Illuminated Hebrew Manuscript Estimated

By Stephen J. Gertz Cantor pointing to The Book of Life, opening Yom Kippur. A mahzor, or Jewish holiday prayerbook, an illuminated ma.

The Oldest Sephardic Haggadah (Circa 1350)  ~ Considered the most beautiful Jewish illuminated manuscript in existence, and the oldest Sephardic Haggadah, the Sarajevo Haggadah, was produced in the mid-14th century in Barcelona, Spain. It was written on bleached calfskin and illuminated in copper and gold, and opens with 34 pages of illustrations of biblical scenes from creation through the death of Moses.  It is preserved at the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina  in Sarajevo.

SEFARAD / Jewish Spain - Considered the most beautiful Jewish illuminated manuscript in existence, and the oldest Sephardic Haggadah, the Sarajevo Haggadah, was produced in Barcelona, Spain.

Parchment Shiviti Plaque, late 19th Century. Library of Congress, Washington. The use of Shiviti plaques indicates one’s awareness of the Lord’s presence. Hung in synagogues and in the home, the plaques derive their name from the Hebrew phrase “I am always mindful of God’s presence” Tehillim 16:8. This one was made by Shneur Zalman Mendelowitz from Hebron.

Menorahs Flanking Ark of the Covenant, fresco - CE) Courtesy Catacombs of Villa Torlonia, Rome

Rothschild Mahzor, Italy, 1490  http://www.jtslibrarytreasures.org/viewer/zifthumbs.php?image=images%2FMS-8892_006v&thumbs=rothschild#

Rothschild Mahzor, Italy, 1490 http://www.jtslibrarytreasures.org/viewer/zifthumbs.php?image=images%2FMS-8892_006v&thumbs=rothschild#

parchment festival prayerbook from the 13th century, featuring Ashkenazi calligraphy, with illumination and decoration in ink and color

Become fluent in Hebrew parchment festival prayerbook from the century, featuring Ashkenazi calligraphy, with illumination and decoration in ink and color

Ben Shahn Ketubah via Hebrew Typography

The Jewish Museum - Collection - Marriage Contract, 1961 - Lithiuanian ` floral and foliate decorations

The Hebrew word We-elleh ("And these") at the beginning of Exodus, from "The Duke of Sussex's German Pentateuch", Gothic, ca. 1320 (British Museum)

Duke of Sussex German Pentateuch. Ms Additional Initial words at the beginning of Exodus וְאֵלֶּה שְּמוֹת "And these are the names". (of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt)

Rothschild Mahzor, Italy, 1490  http://www.jtslibrarytreasures.org/viewer/zifthumbs.php?image=images%2FMS-8892_006v&thumbs=rothschild#

Rothschild Mahzor, Italy, 1490 http://www.jtslibrarytreasures.org/viewer/zifthumbs.php?image=images%2FMS-8892_006v&thumbs=rothschild#

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“ With the Jewish holiday of Passover starting this evening, here is the stunning Barcelona Haggadah prayer book. Illustrated with people, flowers, birds and imaginary creatures, this prayer book for.

Psalms, Job, Proverbs Call Number:	 Beinecke MS 409  (Request the physical item to view in our reading room) Language:	 Hebrew Date:	1467

Script: Written in cursive Italian Hebrew script, with square initial letters. The extremely fine decoration is in the Florentine style of the third quarter of the century.

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