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  • First Gaster Bible

    Manuscript

    Thought to be one of the earliest surviving Hebrew biblical codices. Why is the manuscript important? This is one of th...

  • Geoffrey of Ufford’s miscellaneous compilation of...

    Manuscript

    A unique compilation of Latin moral, grammatical and historical treatises was collected by Geoffrey of Ufford in the 12t...

  • Haftarot for Passover

    Manuscript

    The manuscript contains Haftarot (singular Haftarah) for the Passover festival. What is Haftarah? Haftarah is a selected...

  • Hagiographa

    Manuscript

    Codex of Ketuvim (‘Writings’, the third division of the Hebrew Bible), in Hebrew, Aramaic and Judeo-Arabic. The transla...

  • Hebrew Charters describing Jews in Medieval Englan...

    Manuscript, Charter

    Jews occupied a precarious position in medieval English society. They performed an invaluable service as moneylenders, a...

  • Hebrew printing in Baghdad

    Manuscript

    An example of 19th-century printing in the Hebrew script in Baghdad. This religious text, warning against the dangers of...

  • Italian Code of the Law, 'The decisions of Isaiah...

    Manuscript

    The Italian Code of the Law is known as 'The decisions of Isaiah ben Elijah di Trani, the Younger'. This copy was produc...

  • Italian ketubah

    Manuscript, Ketubah

    The tradition of the ketubah (a Jewish marriage contract) dates back 2000 years, making it one of the earliest documents...

  • Japheth ben Ali ha-Levi's Commentary on Joshua

    Manuscript

    A 15th-century copy of the commentary on Joshua by the famed Karaite biblical commentator – Japheth ben Ali ha-Levi (liv...

  • Jewish book of customs

    Book, Woodcut, Illustration, Image

    This beautifully illustrated book of Jewish customs explains the yearly cycle of festivals and traditions in early moder...

  • Kabbalistic Collectaneum

    Manuscript

    Kabbalah, also spelled Qabalah or Cabala, is the term traditionally used to describe the mystic and secret teachings in ...

  • Karaite Book of Exodus

    Manuscript, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript

    This important 10th-century CE Karaite Book of Exodus was endowed with exquisite carpet pages decorated with stylised fl...

  • Karaite Pentateuch

    Printed book

    This Pentateuch, used by Russian Karaite Jews in 19th-century Crimea, is a reminder that Judaism has a variety of sects...

  • Kovets be-Kabalah Ma'asit

    Manuscript

    Kabbalah, also spelled Qabalah or Cabala, is the term traditionally used to describe the mystic and secret teachings in ...

  • Leipnik Haggadah

    Manuscript

    What is a haggadah? A haggadah is a collection of Jewish prayers and readings written to accompany the Passover 'seder',...