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Selected Objects: Judaica Collection (9)

Praying room window with Shield of David

Judaica Collection

Around 1500 objects of religious use reflect Jewish life past and present

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Judaica Collection

Kiddush cups, Torah curtains, Torah pointers, Torah shields, Torah finials and other Judaica objects (in German)

Online Collections

Five silver and gold spice boxes imitating wild flowers

The Scent of Shabbat

Artist Paula Newman Pollachek about her Havdalah Besamim Set


Silver and partially gold plated Torah shield with crown, lion and two-headed eagel

Testimonial to a Family

Torah shield (Tas) and box, Kitzingen, 1711/12, purchased in 2014

20 Years, 21 Objects

Kurt J. Matzdorf

In our online collections you can find more ceremonial objects of this contemporary artist (in German)

Online Collections

Silver washbasin with flowers and ornaments, in the middle a Hebrew inscription

Hand Washbasin

Unusual objects tell stories of Jewish life

Objects from Our Core Exhibition

Various crumpled documents with Hebrew letters, a shoe and a bag

Finds from the Memmels­dorf Genizah

This object from our core exhibition contains ritually buried ceremonial objects from around 1725–1830

Objects from Our Core Exhibition

Silver Torah shield with gilded columns and lions holding law tablets

Torah Shield

donated by Isaak Jakob Gans (1723–1798), Hamburg, 1760–1765, silver

Objects from Our Core Exhibition

Black and white photograph of a man with hanukkah candlestick in his hand.

Zvi Sofer: A Collector and His Collection

The collection of the cantor from Münster formed the basis of the Judaica collection of the Jewish Museum Berlin

Online Feature

Black and white photograph of a shelf filled with Hanukkah candelabras.

Stolen Judaica. Provenance Research in Israel and Germany

First symposium on the topic, in German and English

18/19 Jun 2018

A synagogue curtain at the Brandenburg Cathedral Chapter

Book presentation by Vera Bendt, in German

Audio Recording
23 Nov 2006

Detail from a book cover: Illustration of a menorah stone relief

Synagoga. Cult objects and works of art

Digitized exhibition catalog from our library

Digitized Book
Recklinghausen 1961

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