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Judaism -- Liturgical objects

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alan Saliman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B399
Overview The history of the Saliman family in the Denver area dates to the immigration of the family patriarch Paul Michael Saliman (known as Michael.) As did most Jewish families, Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Paul Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies. Michael Saliman was a leader of west...

Judenstern, Mid 20th - Early 21st Century

 Item
Identifier: B396.01.0001.00001
Overview Hanging brass plated Judenstern (shabbat light) with hanging ratchet, eight oil fonts on base and drip pan. It is a replica of a 19th century lamp and does not appear to have been used. Liese Henle Rothman purchased the lamp to honor the 19th Century German Jewish tradition of lighting the Shabbat lamp. Judensterns are designed to burn for an entire day and night because kindling fore was forbidden on the Sabbath.

Max Cayton Religious Objects

 File
Identifier: B202
Overview May Cayton was the brother of Jacob Hayutin and was from Washington DC. The collection contains Jewish religious objects, Yarmulke, Tefillin bag, and Tefillin; and photographs from Max Cayton.

Michael Saliman Papers and Religious Objects

 Collection
Identifier: B342
Overview The Saliman family of Denver, Colorado dates back to Paul Michael (known as Michael) and Bessie Radetsky Saliman, both from Russia and born in 1852 and 1853, respectively. As did most Jewish families, Paul Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies.Included...

Morris and Price Family Material Culture and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: B351
Overview The Morris and Price families became connected with the marriage of Stanley A. Morris and Maylene Price. Both were Russian Jewish immigrant families with Yiddish and English speaking parents. Collection contains Russian candlesticks, religious items, medals, photographs, and scrapbooks related to the Morris and Price family from 1865 through 2012.

Rayor Family Torah Ark Curtains

 Collection
Identifier: B341
Overview The Jewish community in Cheyenne, Wyoming, committed to building a new synagogue around 1950. The leaders of the community, including Bernard Leon Rayor, equally provided the funds for the building. When Mt. Sinai Congregation was completed, B.L. Rayor donated the ark curtains, which were left unused because his name was embroidered on them. The curtains were rediscovered in storage. Collection contains a red Bimah curtain and valance for the Ark Embroidered in gold threads and sequins on the...

Rothman Judenstern

 Collection
Identifier: B396
Overview Brass plated Judenstern (shabbat light), replica of a 19th century lamp. Liese Henle Rothman purchased the lamp to honor the 19th Century German Jewish tradition of lighting the Shabbat lamp. Judensterns are designed to burn for an entire day and night because kindling fire was forbidden on the Sabbath. Collection consists of one object: a Judenstern.

Shubert and Anne Fendrich Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B244
Overview Collection contains publications, correspondence, obituaries, newspaper clippings and religious objects from Schubert and Anne Fendrich.

"The Form of Daily Prayers", 1857

 Item
Identifier: B404.01.0001.00001
Overview Prayer Book, "The Form of Daily Prayers: According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews". Cover is enamel in blue and white, ivory, and brass with a brass clasp. End sheets are red and gold floral pattern and there is an inscription in the front of the book, Yiddish written in Hebraic script "A Present from Avraham Shimon Berlin To Hellman Chaim Wasserman On his Bar Mitzvah"