Judaism -- Liturgical objects
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box B258.06.0005: Series B258.06; Series B258.09 [U186020738071]
File — Box B258.09.0093: Series B258.09 [U186022112514]
Overview Torah Shield "presented to Temple Emanuel by the confirmation class of 1922", Torah Shield "In memory of the fallen in Israel in the Yom Kippur War" in 1973, and a shofar with maroon velvet bag.
Dates: circa 1922-1973
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.
Dates: Mid 20th - Early 21st Century
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"
Dates: Publication: 1857