Elie David Borenstein

Elie David Borenstein

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Italian Ketubah, Occhiobello, Italy 1839. 12 birds perched around text

Italian Ketubah, Occhiobello, Italy 1839. 12 birds perched around text

A rare 16th-century Hebrew book was among the first books to be digitized for the #vilnacollectionsproject. The book, Sefer Isur ve-heter (What is forbidden and permitted), is a treatise on Jewish dietary laws written by Yonah Ashkenazi. It was printed in 1555 and is the earliest edition of the work.

A rare 16th-century Hebrew book was among the first books to be digitized for the #vilnacollectionsproject. The book, Sefer Isur ve-heter (What is forbidden and permitted), is a treatise on Jewish dietary laws written by Yonah Ashkenazi. It was printed in 1555 and is the earliest edition of the work.

Title page of Maimonides' (Rambam's) most important philosophical work, the Guide to the Perplexed. This edition was printed in 1551 in Venice, by the preeminent Hebrew printer Aloisio Bragadini (3 crowns). This is an uncensored copy (most were burnt, or censored by the Italian inquisitors, because the work presents philosophical positions perceived to be disputing the trinity and other tenets of Catholic belief).

Title page of Maimonides' (Rambam's) most important philosophical work, the Guide to the Perplexed. This edition was printed in 1551 in Venice, by the preeminent Hebrew printer Aloisio Bragadini (3 crowns). This is an uncensored copy (most were burnt, or censored by the Italian inquisitors, because the work presents philosophical positions perceived to be disputing the trinity and other tenets of Catholic belief).

Miniature from a manuscript of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah, c. 1470

Miniature from a manuscript of Maimonides’ Mishneh Torah, c. 1470

1801  Library Division: Humanities and Social Sciences Library / Dorot Jewish Division  Item Physical Description: 1 sheet ; 58 x 48 cm.  Notes: This ketubbah records two marriages. The earlier names are crossed off and replaced by the names of the second couple. Note 2.) Groom: Yitshak Shemuel ben Refael Shelomoh Halevi (Isaaco Samuele Halevi). Note 3.) Bride: Hanah Sarah bat Zekharyah David Fontanelah (Channà Sara Fontanella). Note 4.) Dowry: 20 litrin of pure silver. Supplement: 20…

1801 Library Division: Humanities and Social Sciences Library / Dorot Jewish Division Item Physical Description: 1 sheet ; 58 x 48 cm. Notes: This ketubbah records two marriages. The earlier names are crossed off and replaced by the names of the second couple. Note 2.) Groom: Yitshak Shemuel ben Refael Shelomoh Halevi (Isaaco Samuele Halevi). Note 3.) Bride: Hanah Sarah bat Zekharyah David Fontanelah (Channà Sara Fontanella). Note 4.) Dowry: 20 litrin of pure silver. Supplement: 20…

Moshe ben Maimon, Mishneh Torah, c. 1457-1465

Moshe ben Maimon, Mishneh Torah, c. 1457-1465

Rothschild Mahzor, Italy, 1490  http://www.jtslibrarytreasures.org/viewer/zifthumbs.php?image=images%2FMS-8892_006v&thumbs=rothschild#

Rothschild Mahzor, Italy, 1490 http://www.jtslibrarytreasures.org/viewer/zifthumbs.php?image=images%2FMS-8892_006v&thumbs=rothschild#

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Illustration to conclusion of prayer- book: the hymn Adon Olam (The Lord of the World). Fol. 274v. The Rothschild Miscellany. Northern Italy. ca. 1460-80. Handwritten on vellum; brown ink, tempera, gold and silver leaf; square and semi-cursive Ashkenazic script. Height: 21 cm; Width: 15.9 cm. Gift of James A. de Rothschild, London. Accession number: B61.09.0803o.s.; 180/051.

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Illustration to conclusion of prayer- book: the hymn Adon Olam (The Lord of the World). Fol. 274v. The Rothschild Miscellany. Northern Italy. ca. 1460-80. Handwritten on vellum; brown ink, tempera, gold and silver leaf; square and semi-cursive Ashkenazic script. Height: 21 cm; Width: 15.9 cm. Gift of James A. de Rothschild, London. Accession number: B61.09.0803o.s.; 180/051.

Ketubah, Padua, Italy, 1722, 87 x 60 cm. Parchment

Ketubah, Padua, Italy, 1722, 87 x 60 cm. Parchment

Title page, Carpi, Italy, 1602.

Title page, Carpi, Italy, 1602.