As well as Havdalah, with explanations in Yiddish. Printed by DEPOSE F.B., France. Silk/satin cloth, double-layered, with copper and cloth frills. Signs of folding, signs of use. 40x50cm. Generally ok to good condition.
Shape of a citrus fruit, decorate with engraving and relief work of plants and flowers. Center portion has the inscription “and you shall take for yourself a PriEtzHadar.” At the bottom is inscribed “Jerusalem.” Stamped 800. Opens into two pieces. 18cm. Weight: 190g.
Inscription “Sfirat Haomer” in gold, with the Tablets and a Star of David. The blessing and the HaRachaman recited after are written in pen with a yellow frame, handwritten on paper. The board for the days is in a wooden box with wheels to turn it, printed on paper. Artist: Menashe Green. Various cracks in a few places, generally good condition.
Small bags of dust, three different colors. In the center is an engraved image of the Mt. of Olives with the verse “and his legs stood on the Mt. of Olives,” and “receivable from Isaac Nisenbaum, the shamash of the Chief Hevra Kadisha of the Eidat Ashkenazim.” Original packaging, never opened since it was put inside at the beginning of the 20th century. The researcher Avraham Ya’ari, in his introduction to his book Shluchei Eretz Yisrael, writes “one of the things that emissaries of Eretz Yisroel knewto bring with them to the Diaspora was the land that he brought with him, although he could never fully fulfill their desire for it, for he could not carry with him in his many wanderings sacks laden with earth. He wouldn’t sell the soil of the Land of Israel but he honored generous people by giving such things to them. Of course, this reward was generously received. As early as the seventeenth century, the emissaries of the Land of Israel used to bring them dust from the land of Israel. 14x4.5cm. Light defects, generally good condition.
1. Silver cup decorated with engraving work; in the center is a monogram with the letters A.Tz. Stamped 800. Height: 7cm. Weight: 24g. Light dents, generally good condition.
2. HaNaharot silver cup. Height: 9.5cm. Weight: 86g. Light dents, generally good condition.
3. Silver candle-holder. Length: 21cm. Weight: 21g. Missing the piece that directs the flame. Generally good condition.
4. Silver mezuzah housing decorated with relief and engraving work of plants and flowers. Stamped 925. Height: 14cm. Weight: 17g. Generally good condition.
5. Silver tobacco case. 5.23x5x1.5cm. Weight: 28g. Generally good condition.
6. Tobacco case with a large gemstone. Diameter: 2cm. Weight including the stone: 11g. Generally good condition.
For washing the hands. Floral decorations and geometric shapes in a variety of colors. In the center is an inscription “Netilat Yadayim.” Two handles for holding. | Missing a little bit of the lip. Height: 16cm. Diameter: 10cm.
Rare, unique wooden noisemaker. Carved wood, IDF soldiers with hammers, hitting Hitler on the head. By pulling the wooden sticks on the bottom, they hit his head (interest patent). Created probably in the 1950s after the end of the Shoah; before the wound had time to heal, Jews were already expressing their pain in various ways, and even the old tradition of erasing Amalek during the recitation of the Megillah seems to have been included. Width: 29cm. Height: 14cm. Cracks in the soldiers legs, partially missing. Ok to good condition.
Stars of David on the tops. Relief work of flowers, more stars of David, and more. Dedication on both: “dedicated by Yosef Yelnik.” Height: 27.5cm. Stamped STERLING 925. Weight: 383g. Generally good condition.
Stars of David on the tops. Relief work of flowers, more stars of David, and more. Dedication on both: “in memory of Yocheved Gul, daughter of Bracha and Avner Hai Gul, died 9th of Cheshvan, 1973.” Stamped 925. Height: 26cm. Weight: 256g. Dents. Missing a number of bells. Generally ok to good condition.
Assyrian handwriting, Ari script on parchment. 48 lines per column, 6 columns, 2 pieces of parchment. Hole in the word “Hamelech” with damage to text in the first column, stains, ok condition, not sold as kosher.
Kosher, new Megillat Esther, written by hand on parchment. 21 lines per column. Accompanied by a certificate, that it was checked by computer and found to be kosher lemehadrin. Given in a housing made of straw.
Facsmile edition that was published by the National and University Library in Jerusalem, printed in Tel Aviv. The National Library holds a number of illustrated megillot esther, but the most special one is also the oldest, and is also among the oldest of any in the world, from 1616. The Megillah was written and illustrated by Moshe ben Avraham Pascarol in Ferrara, Italy. Its length is more than 4 meters and its height is around 27cm. It was ordered by a man by the name of Mordechai ben Eliyahu HaLevi, who lived in a small town by the name of Brescello, next to Parma, according to biographical data written at the end of the megillah. Light tears and defects, generally excellent condition.
1. Perek Shira—illlustrated facsimile edition. Jerusalem 1990. From a collection held by the National Library of Israel. 11.5x16.5cm. Excellent condition.
2. Facsimile of Birkat HaMazon and other brachot for after food, illustrated, from the 18th century. With a pamphlet and the original box. Printed by the Jewish Museum in Budapest. 10.5x7,5cm, generally very good condition.
A facsimile of the Lisbon Bible. The Bible is an extraordinary manuscript from 1482 made by the hands of the Sopher Samuel ben Samuel Ibn Musa of Lisbon. The Facsimile includes 5 Chumshei Torah, 368 pages, punctuated writing decorated in various colors and golden ornaments. Published by Nahar in cooperation with the British Library - London. Printed in 1988. Condition: new.
Sofia, Bulgaria. Gilded, colorful ink. On both sides are large illustrations of columns, at the top of which are lamps. Motifs symbolizing love and fruitfulness: grape clusters, apple, olive leaves. Star of David and verses. In the center is the official symbol of the Central Association of Bulgarian Jewry. On the right is the text of the ketubah, and on the left is the Tanayim, also signed by the witnesses. Signatures in Cyrillic. Stamps, signs of folding, tears at the edges of the folds. 45x62cm. Generally good condition.