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A "Scroll of Esther" (Heb.
A "Torah binder" is a Jewish ceremonial textile used to keep a Torah (Hebrew Bible) scroll closed tightly when it is no
The Haggadah (Heb. הגדה, "narrative;" pl.
Objects documenting the sphere of personal and family rituals in the Global Jewish Diaspora constitute a conspicuous aspect of the museum holdings of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.
Many objects in The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life document the social interactions among Jewish and host communities throughout Central and South-East Asia, the Middle East, North Afri
The representation of synagogue and communal life is one of the major strengths of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.