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CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
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Item
Material Format
object
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Artifact
Fonds No.
SH-01; 138
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact
Date
[ca. 1700-1900]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
138
Notes
Laver used in synagogue for priestly blessing.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
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Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact
Fonds No.
SH-01; 158
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact
Date
[ca. 1700-1900]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
158
Physical Condition
Fair
Notes
Mezuzah (Heb. literally "doorpost") refers to one of the 613 commandments in Judaism which requires that a small parchment (klaf) inscribed with two sections from the Torah's Book of Deuteronomy (6:4-9 and 11:13-21) be affixed to each doorpost and gate in a Jewish home and business. A small case or box typically covers the parchment.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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Shofar and Talit

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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
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Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact ; Ht:30 cm (approx.) x W:6 cm (approx.) : Hebrew
Fonds No.
SH-01; 389
Archival / Genealogical
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Collection
CONGREGATION SHAAR HASHOMAYIM MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
Description Level
Item
Material Format
object
Physical Description
Artifact ; Ht:30 cm (approx.) x W:6 cm (approx.) : Hebrew
Date
[ca. 1700-1900]
Fonds No.
SH-01
Item No.
389
Physical Condition
Very good
Notes
Shofar with Hebrew inscription of the prayers recited at the blowing of the Shofar in synagogue. Hand-loomed talit donated by Rosalie Finestone.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives
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