A glimpse into how artists across the ages have tried to depict the undepictable events at Mt. Sinai…
“If God gave me the power to build a collection with little money, who am I to sell it?”
The sages of Safed created amulets, the Jews of Italy wrote prayers and other Jews warned of less conventional plagues…
A shopping list found among the treasures of the Cairo Genizah was scrawled on the back of a rather important document.
Hebrew letters jumbled together and Stars of David in every corner – The National Library is swamped with calls from “collectors” from Arab countries offering “historical manuscripts” that supposedly once belonged to Jewish communities in Islamic lands.
We collected a few greetings and well-wishes for the holiday that were found in the famous Cairo Genizah
You really should listen to your mother when she tells you not to read at the dinner table…
The Worms Mahzor, written in the late 13th century, was spared the destruction of the Holocaust after it was smuggled away from the Gestapo and hidden in one of the city’s cathedral towers.
The journey of the “Rothschild Haggadah” began 550 years ago with the artist Yoel ben Shimon in Northern Italy and ended in Jerusalem, the capital of the Jewish people
A glimpse at a remnant from an 11th century prayer book discovered in the Cairo Genizah