In the shape of a rolled megillah, on one side is a glass vial which looks like archaeological glass, and on the other side is a place to put in the mezuzah—probably missing one vial. In the center are the letters S.D.I. Stamped 925 and more. Weight: 52g. 6x10cm. Generally good condition.
Probably was affixed to the entrance of a synagogue. Shin at the top made of silver, with a window and a silver frame. Center has an engraved and burned image of the Tower of David. Stamped 925. Height 30cm. Width 8cm. Generally very good condition.
Modern art piece made from silver. A beautiful modular Havdalah set, including: a besamim case, a wine glass, and a holder for a candle, that connect together into one item. At the bottom, on four legs, is a drawer for holding the spices. Above it on a raised platform is a figurine of a man wrapped in a tallit with a siddur in his hands. On a base with four wonderful pillars is a goblet covered by what constitutes the handle for the Havdalah candle. Size: 60.5x23cm. Weight: 347g. Generally very good condition.
Decorated with relief work and engravings of plants and flowers. Upper portion opens into a receptacle for spices. Includes 6 bells made to look like hamsas. Probably Tripoli. Height: 23cm. Weight: 235g. Generally good condition.
In the shape of a book, the cover is a relief of a crown, with two lions holding the Tablets around floral patterns. Inside is professionally done cutting work with the phrase “Borei Minei Besamim”. Weight: 146gm. 10x6.5x1.5cm. Very good condition.
Decorated by hand with hammering, engraving, relief work. At the top are two foxes holding a keter torah, in the center are the Tablets, and on either side are pillars with the inscription “Shabbat.” Weight: 270g. 18x18cm. Very good condition.
Wooden base with a music box operated mechanically. Above it is a metal base, with two lions holding the clock, with a crown on top. The back has a pendulum and a metal relief bearing the inscription "Rabbis, the time has arrived to the Shema of Shacharit." Designed by A. Sendik in the Bezalel style. Instead of the digits on the clock, letters A and B appear in the center of the watch, alongside a Star of David. The clock has a mechanical mechanism, the clock mechanism is in working order and included is a matching key to wind the mechanism. Max height: 22cm. Lower base, width: 13.5cm. Depth: 7cm. Generally very good condition.
70x35x5cm. The Qanun is a central instrument in Arabic and Turkish music. It is referenced often in writings and oral traditions starting from the 10th century, including the One Thousand and One Nights. The origin of its name is probably from the Greek “κανων”, which means “law.” Generally good condition.
Decorated in the center with seashell and decorations made by cutting, in the shape of a dove and captions in Arabic. It is mainly used in the Arabian Peninsula, the Middle East, North Africa, parts of the South and the Balkans. Its name is from Arabic, in which the word "Oud" means "stick". Slight defects, generally good condition.
The back is decorated with engraving work and the inscription “HaNerot Halalu Kodesh Hem,” with flowers. Engravings of lions, a menorah, doves, plants, and flowers, the table of cups can be removed for cleaning. Height: 36cm. Width: 34cm. Various abrasions of the engravings and rust. Generally good condition.
Decorated with welding, hammering work on the base. 8 branches, on the back is an engraving of a crown, lions, and the menorah, with the inscription “HaNerot Halalu Kodesh Hem,” and a matching shamash welded to the right side. Length: 17cm. Height: 18cm. Width: 5cm. Weight: 390g. Generally good condition.
Pretty Ashkenazi handwriting, professionally done by a Sofer Stam, illustrated by an artist. At the beginning of the megillah is a wonderful illustration of Mordechai riding on a horse (“such will be done to the man…”). Throughout the megillah are floral patterns and flowers in a variety of colors, at the end is a wonderful illustration of the Purim celebration. Height: 4cm. Writing is 2.5cm high. Very good condition.
With artistically rendered, colorful frames throughout, with illustrations of animals, plants, and flowers. At the beginning is a wonderful illustration of Ahasuerus presenting his golden staff to Queen Esther, in a pretty artistic frame, with eagles, crowns, lions, and more. The Megillah was written by a Sofer, with nice handwriting. “HaMelech” in Sefardi handwriting. 21 lines per column. Height: 28cm. Sewn to a matching wooden handle. Generally excellent condition.
1. The Sources of Jewish Poetry in Morocco, by Hanania Dahan.
2. The Jews in the Sharif’s Morocco; file of 6 issues of “Issues in the History of the Jewish People" published by the Zalman Shazar Center.
3. “The flower that resurrects the dead” - stories by the Jews of Morocco, by Issachar Ben Ami with the dedication of the author.
4. Fez and its Sages in Morocco - 2 parts published by Am Oved. By Rabbi David Ovadia.
5. History of the Jews of Morocco, by Avraham Stahl. 2 copies, the second edition and third edition.
6. Seventy stories and a story by Moroccan Jews, by Dov Noy.
7. Communities of Moroccan Jews, their roots and traditions, published by the Ministry of Education and Culture.
8. Community of Tzefrou, Morocco, by Rabbi David Ovadia. Volume Two and Volume Four.
9. He Was a Jewish Man - History of Rabbi Yitzchak Ohana of the Jerusalem Synod, by Avraham Ohana
10. Kehilat Kedoshim - 2 video tapes filmed by Ze'ev Revachabout Moroccan Jewry.
Different sizes and conditions, generally good.