Collection items

Discover selected highlights from our collection of Hebrew manuscripts, including the Pentateuch, haggadahs, Esther scrolls, kabbalistic works, prayer books and more.

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  • Abraham's Pentateuch and Rashi

    Manuscript

    Besides the Five Books of Moses, this 14th-century CE manuscript includes the standard Aramaic translation – Targum Onke...

  • An abridgment of a kabbalistic treatise

    Manuscript

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

  • Astronomical and philosophical miscellanies

    Manuscript

    Completed in Osimo, Italy in 1249 CE, this vellum manuscript comprises three different texts including Abraham bar-Hiyya...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Likutim be-kabalah, filosofyah ve-'od

    Manuscript

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

  • Mahzor Vitry

    Manuscript

    Jews have used prayer books in the synagogue communal services since early medieval times. One of the most significant l...

  • Megilat Ester, Add MS 11831

    Manuscript, Scroll

    The Book of Esther forms part of Ketuvim (Writings) which is the third section of the Tanakh, or Hebrew Bible. A short b...

  • Megilat Ester, Or 1047

    Manuscript, Scroll

    The Book of Esther forms part of Ketuvim (Writings) which is the third section of the Tanakh, or Hebrew Bible. A short b...

  • Megilat Ester, Or 13028

    Manuscript, Scroll, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript

    The Book of Esther forms part of Ketuvim (Writings) which is the third section of the Tanakh, or Hebrew Bible. A short b...

  • Megilat Ester, Or 4224

    Manuscript, Scroll

    The Book of Esther forms part of Ketuvim (Writings) which is the third section of the Tanakh, or Hebrew Bible. A short b...

  • Megilat Ester, Or 4670

    Manuscript, Scroll, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript

    The Book of Esther forms part of Ketuvim (Writings) which is the third section of the Tanakh, or Hebrew Bible. A short b...

  • Olam Sefirot

    Manuscript, Scroll

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

  • Otsrot Ḥayim

    Manuscript

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