Extent: 177.0 Items
Predominant Dates: 19th - 20th century
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Scope and Contents: The collection consists primarily of Jewish ceremonial objects: kiddush cups, spice boxes, candlesticks, menorahs, torah bindings, breastplates, rimonim, yadayim, as well as megillot, amulets, and mezuzot originally produced in Europe, the Near East, North Africa, and America. The collection contains pieces from the 2nd-3rd century, but principally showcases 19th-20th century artifacts. The Tumen gift also includes a collection of rare Israeli coins and books on Judaica and Jewish ceremonials.