Important Judaica

Important Judaica

Important Judaica

A Bifolium from the Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Zevahim, [Ashkenaz, late 12th-early 13th century]

1 A Bifolium from the Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Zevahim, [Ashkenaz, late 12th-early 13th century]

A Rare Collection of Halakhic and Kabbalistic Treatises, [Middle East?, ca. late 14th-mid-15th century]

2 A Rare Collection of Halakhic and Kabbalistic Treatises, [Middle East?, ca. late 14th-mid-15th century]

Kitāb al-Dhakhīrah fī Ilm al-Ṭibb (The Treasury on the Science of Medicine) in Judeo-Arabic, Attributed to Thābit ibn Qurrah, [Syria?, ca. 14th-15th century]

3 Kitāb al-Dhakhīrah fī Ilm al-Ṭibb (The Treasury on the Science of Medicine) in Judeo-Arabic, Attributed to Thābit ibn Qurrah, [Syria?, ca. 14th-15th century]

A Rare Illustrated Manuscript of Prayers for the Circumcision Ceremony, Scribe: Jacob Sofer ben Judah Leib of Berlin, [Hamburg], 1719

4 A Rare Illustrated Manuscript of Prayers for the Circumcision Ceremony, Scribe: Jacob Sofer ben Judah Leib of Berlin, [Hamburg], 1719

A Lavishly Decorated Ketubbah from Venice, 1741

5 A Lavishly Decorated Ketubbah from Venice, 1741

A Decorated Ketubbah from Venice, 1907

6 A Decorated Ketubbah from Venice, 1907

A Rare Papercut Ketubbah from Eastern Europe, 1907

7 A Rare Papercut Ketubbah from Eastern Europe, 1907

A Magnificent Micrographic Omer Calendar, Zevi Hirsch ben David, Amsterdam, 1830

8 A Magnificent Micrographic Omer Calendar, Zevi Hirsch ben David, Amsterdam, 1830

An Important Torah Scroll from Yemen, [16th century]

9 An Important Torah Scroll from Yemen, [16th century]

An Important Small Torah Scroll from Italy, [17th century]

10 An Important Small Torah Scroll from Italy, [17th century]

A Small Torah Scroll, [Poland, late 18th-early 19th century]

11 A Small Torah Scroll, [Poland, late 18th-early 19th century]

A Small Torah Scroll, [Ashkenaz, late 19th century]

12 A Small Torah Scroll, [Ashkenaz, late 19th century]

A Small Torah Scroll, [Ashkenaz, late 19th century]

13 A Small Torah Scroll, [Ashkenaz, late 19th century]

A Decorated Esther Scroll, [Italy, second half of the 18th century]

14 A Decorated Esther Scroll, [Italy, second half of the 18th century]

A Profusely Illustrated Esther Scroll with Accompanying Commentary Volume, London: Facsimile Editions, 2007

15 A Profusely Illustrated Esther Scroll with Accompanying Commentary Volume, London: Facsimile Editions, 2007

The Kennicott Bible with Accompanying Commentary Volume, London: Facsimile Editions, 1985

16 The Kennicott Bible with Accompanying Commentary Volume, London: Facsimile Editions, 1985

The Barcelona Haggadah with Accompanying Commentary Volume, London: Facsimile Editions, 1992

17 The Barcelona Haggadah with Accompanying Commentary Volume, London: Facsimile Editions, 1992

Psalterium, Venice: Daniel Bomberg and Petrus Liechtenstein, 1515

18 Psalterium, Venice: Daniel Bomberg and Petrus Liechtenstein, 1515

The New Jamaica Almanack, and Register, Calculated to the Meridian of the Island for the Year of our Lord 1790, Kingston: Bennett & Dickson for Thomas Stevenson & Co., [1789]

19 The New Jamaica Almanack, and Register, Calculated to the Meridian of the Island for the Year of our Lord 1790, Kingston: Bennett & Dickson for Thomas Stevenson & Co., [1789]

Discourses on the Jewish Religion, Isaac Leeser, Philadelphia: Sherman & Co., 1867

20 Discourses on the Jewish Religion, Isaac Leeser, Philadelphia: Sherman & Co., 1867

The Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Scriptures, Translated by Isaac Leeser, Philadelphia: Sherman & Co., 1869

21 The Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Scriptures, Translated by Isaac Leeser, Philadelphia: Sherman & Co., 1869

An Important Collection of Rosh Hashanah Cards

22 An Important Collection of Rosh Hashanah Cards

Le Pays d’Israel, Carol Wilhelm Meredith Van de Velde, Paris: Jules Renouard, 1857

23 Le Pays d’Israel, Carol Wilhelm Meredith Van de Velde, Paris: Jules Renouard, 1857

A Ceremonial Judaica Textile Owned by Alfred and Lucie Dreyfus Depicting the Three Pilgrimage Festivals, [Pressburg?, early 19th century]

24 A Ceremonial Judaica Textile Owned by Alfred and Lucie Dreyfus Depicting the Three Pilgrimage Festivals, [Pressburg?, early 19th century]

A Portrait of Naphtali Herz Imber by Boris Schatz in an Acid-Etched Frame, Jerusalem, ca. 1910

25 A Portrait of Naphtali Herz Imber by Boris Schatz in an Acid-Etched Frame, Jerusalem, ca. 1910

An Important Bezalel Carpet Designed by Ze’ev Raban, Jerusalem, ca. 1925

26 An Important Bezalel Carpet Designed by Ze’ev Raban, Jerusalem, ca. 1925

The Song of Songs Carpet, Jerusalem, ca. 1920s

27 The Song of Songs Carpet, Jerusalem, ca. 1920s

A Portrait Rug of Sir Herbert Samuel, Kerman, Iran, 1921

28 A Portrait Rug of Sir Herbert Samuel, Kerman, Iran, 1921

Hanukkah Scenes, Shalom Moskowitz the Galilean, Safed, [mid-20th century]

29 Hanukkah Scenes, Shalom Moskowitz the Galilean, Safed, [mid-20th century]

Aliyah, Salvador Dali, New York: Shorewood Publishers, 1968

30 Aliyah, Salvador Dali, New York: Shorewood Publishers, 1968

The Haggadah, Executed by Arthur Szyk, Edited by Cecil Roth, London: Beaconsfield Press, Limited, [1940]

31 The Haggadah, Executed by Arthur Szyk, Edited by Cecil Roth, London: Beaconsfield Press, Limited, [1940]

Haggadah for Passover, Copied and Illustrated by Ben Shahn, with a Translation, Introduction, and Notes by Cecil Roth, Paris & London: The Trianon Press, 1966

32 Haggadah for Passover, Copied and Illustrated by Ben Shahn, with a Translation, Introduction, and Notes by Cecil Roth, Paris & London: The Trianon Press, 1966

Passover Haggadah with Twelve Companion Volumes, Designed by Yaakov Daniel, [Jerusalem]: Avi Luvaton Studio, [2014]

33 Passover Haggadah with Twelve Companion Volumes, Designed by Yaakov Daniel, [Jerusalem]: Avi Luvaton Studio, [2014]

The Moriah Haggadah with Accompanying Commentary Volume, Avner Moriah, Jerusalem: Artworks Israel, 2003

34 The Moriah Haggadah with Accompanying Commentary Volume, Avner Moriah, Jerusalem: Artworks Israel, 2003

The David Moss Haggadah, [Jerusalem and Berkeley], 1980-1984

35 The David Moss Haggadah, [Jerusalem and Berkeley], 1980-1984

“Cone” Challah board, Yossi Swed, Jerusalem, circa 2004-2008

36 “Cone” Challah board, Yossi Swed, Jerusalem, circa 2004-2008

“Cone” Wine Fountain, Yossi Swed, Jerusalem, circa 2004-2008

37 “Cone” Wine Fountain, Yossi Swed, Jerusalem, circa 2004-2008

“Cone” Havdalah Set, Yossi Swed, Jerusalem, circa 2004-2008

38 “Cone” Havdalah Set, Yossi Swed, Jerusalem, circa 2004-2008

Winning Design, 1994 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. "Lighting Our Lamps in Days of Old" Hannukah Menorah, Janet Berg, Jerusalem, circa 1994.

39 Winning Design, 1994 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. "Lighting Our Lamps in Days of Old" Hannukah Menorah, Janet Berg, Jerusalem, circa 1994.

Finalist, 1994 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. Menorah, Robert Lipnick, Davenport, Iowa, circa 1994.

40 Finalist, 1994 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. Menorah, Robert Lipnick, Davenport, Iowa, circa 1994.

Second Prize, 1996 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize.  Seder Plate, Amy Klein Reichert, Williamstown, Massachusetts, circa 1996.

41 Second Prize, 1996 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. Seder Plate, Amy Klein Reichert, Williamstown, Massachusetts, circa 1996.

Finalist, 1996 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize.  Seder Plate, Susan Fischer Weis, New Jersey, circa 1996.

42 Finalist, 1996 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. Seder Plate, Susan Fischer Weis, New Jersey, circa 1996.

Runner Up, 1998 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize.  Havdalah Spice Container, Josh Burde, Johannesburg, South Africa, circa 1998.

43 Runner Up, 1998 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. Havdalah Spice Container, Josh Burde, Johannesburg, South Africa, circa 1998.

Finalist, 1998 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize.  Spice Container, Iris Ezra-Tutnauer, Jerusalem, circa 1998.

44 Finalist, 1998 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. Spice Container, Iris Ezra-Tutnauer, Jerusalem, circa 1998.

First Prize, 2000 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize.  Torah Mantle, Temma Gentles and Dorothy Ross, Toronto, circa 2000.

45 First Prize, 2000 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. Torah Mantle, Temma Gentles and Dorothy Ross, Toronto, circa 2000.

Finalist, 2000 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize Competition.  Torah Mantle, Tali Blumenau, Israel, circa 2000.

46 Finalist, 2000 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize Competition. Torah Mantle, Tali Blumenau, Israel, circa 2000.

Finalist, 2002 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. Mezuzah, Gabriel Bass, Vancouver, circa 2002.

47 Finalist, 2002 Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize. Mezuzah, Gabriel Bass, Vancouver, circa 2002.

Menorah, Yaakov Greenvurcel, Jerusalem, dated 1991

48 Menorah, Yaakov Greenvurcel, Jerusalem, dated 1991