The holy curtain was draped over the gravesite of the Holy Tanna Rabbi Meir Ba’al Ha-Nes (zy”a) upon which tens of thousands of Jews have prostrated themselves and poured dialogue and prayer for many years. The curtain is from red velvet cloth, with golden decorative stars, two lions, two peacocks, and a silver-colored framework. In the center of the curtain is inscribed in frame “the gravesite of the Holy Tanna Rabbi Meir Ba’al Ha-Nes, zy”a”. Size 205/240cm. Good condition, signs of wear, the framework is damaged. In addition there are 3 additional curtains that were on the Holy Ark (Aron Kodesh) at the holy resting place of the Tanna Rabbi Meir Ba’al Ha-Nes zy”a, and two covers for Sifrei Torah that were at the site. Different sizes.
Shtreimel from natural fur made from a rare animal which lived in Siberia. Handmade by the artist Moshe Tuvya Greenzweig z”l (the biggest artist in the field). 1950s. Given in the original case. Excellent condition. Diameter 30cm. Height 10cm.
Etrog case stands on four legs, drawn in an array of colors, with wood-carved engravings, “Citrus fruit” (Pri Etz Hadar), “Willows of the brook” (Arvai Nahal), “In the Sukkah you shall sit” (Besukkot Tashuvu), “20 Dates”, the box includes a lock with a miniature key. On the underside of the box is glued wood with the picture of Vilna Ga’on; the picture has suffered from polishing. Sized 12/18cm, height 11cm. Good condition.
5 embossed pieces from white marble, upon which are captions and biblical quotes in colorful engravings: “again it will be heard in the cities of Judah and outside of Jerusalem,” “if I forget thee o Jerusalem may my right hand forget its cunning” with a picture of a shield and flowers. “Rachel weeps for her children” with an engraving of Rachel’s Tomb and the olive tree. “Return your dwelling to Zion and build the Temple in Jerusalem,” “Blessed is God who builds Jerusalem in his mercy, amen.” The embossed pieces were owned by Jerusalem synagogues in the 1950s. Good conditions, holes for hanging. Different sizes, averaging 8x17.5cm.
Personal tobacco case that the Kabbalist HaRav Yitzhak Khadouri (of blessed and pious memory) would use, made from silver with engraved writing on the box “HaRav Yitzhak Khadouri, Shlita,” with engravings of those who gave the box to the rabbi—with blessing and for success, “Israel Amram ben Camila Avner ben Dalia.” The tobacco used by the tzadik is saved inside the box, and it is known that the sniffing of snuff amongst tzadikim and kabbalists was with special intentions according to the Kabbalah. The Kabbalist Rabbi Yitzhak Khadouri was born in the late 19th century in Babel (Iraq), in his youth he even knew and saw HaBen Ish Chai, received the Torah and Kabbalah from the righteous of Babel and of Jerusalem (to which he moved in 1922. In his first years in Jerusalem he made a living binding books and learned in the Beit El and “Porat Yosef” yeshivot in the Old City. With the years his knowledge on mysticism was published and many travelled to his house to receive his blessing and advice and to receive good luck charms. Died peacefully at the age of over 100 in the year 2006. Size 5x7.5cm. Weight 58g.
Silver mezuzah case, sheet work, fish on the top part, chains, a window, writing of one of God’s names (Sha-dai), plants, fish, unrecognizable seal, silver. Europe, end of the 19th, beginning of the 20th century. Length 17.5cm, width 5.5cm. Weight 55g.
2 pieces from olivewood: 1. carved and decorated mezuzah case, with a menorah and the letter “shin” colored in red. Holes for hanging, length 26cm. Good condition. 2. Pointer for the Torah carved with the words “Torah innocence,” with a hole for hanging a chain, length 23cm. Good condition.
A hand for Sefer Torah, decorated with floral design engraved with a dedicatin "in memory of Litzris 1914", and "Shakay".
Stamped 84 and Artists initials, NC in Krill letters.
Russia, the beginning of the 20th century.
2 yads (pointers) for the Torah made from silver, with a seal of 925. 20th century, filigree, the tops of the pointers are decorated, one of them has a sort of house with a dome—nice decoration work, with the letter “shin” in writing. The other has the writing “Torah.” Total weight 38g, 15.5cm.
3 dreidels. 1. Sawing and grinding work by the artist Adi Sidler, 2. Made from metal and glaze, adjacent to a stone with the signature of the artist Eran Grebler, 3. Glaze and enamel work, sealed. Israel from the 1980s, JERUSALEM.