This a woven cream colored bimah cover with gold threads as part of the weave. Embroidered letters in English on the front. There are two snaps in the middle of the cover. Strips of embroidery form a Star of David in the center of the cover. A bimah (among Ashkenazim) or tebah (among Sephardim) is the elevated area or platform in a Jewish synagogue which is intended to serve the place where the person reading aloud from the Torah stands during the Torah reading service.
- early-mid 20th century
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1 items (cover) ; 119 x 142 centimeters
Scope and Contents
From the Series: This series includes religious, medical, printing, administrative, trophies, and other types of objects used at the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Examples of objects are Torah scrolls, embroidered towels made by a patient, a Hebrew Corona typewriter, printing cases and type, and a chess trophy.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Donated by AMC Cancer Research Center as part of the JCRS Records.
Title supplied by archivist.
119 x 142 centimeters
Inscription and Marks
Embroidered on the front: ''A Gift from Mr. & Mrs. Sam Lustig.''
- From the Collection: Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (U.S.) (Organization)