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Yahrzeit

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Yahrzeit (Remembrance) Lamp, circa 1950

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Identifier: B188.01.0001.00002
Abstract A bronze colored electrical lamp base. Remembrance lamps are designed to keep a Yahrzeit light burning on the day of Yahrzeit (''Time of Year'' in Yiddish). This day observes the anniversary of the death of a parent and other relatives for whom the rites of mourning are carried out. The base is inscribed: ''In Loving Memory''.
Dates: circa 1950