Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Ardon Bar-Hama
Seder Tikkunei Shabbat (prayer book for the Sabbath)
Hamburg, Germany
1724
Scribe: Ya’akov ben Yehudah Leib of Berlin
Handwritten on parchment; ink and gold powder
H: 14.3; W: 10 cm
Accession number: B49.12.0376 ; 180/010
 
 

Publications:
Fishof, Iris, "Yakob Sofer mi-Berlin: A Portrait of a Jewish Scribe" in The Israel Museum Journal VI, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir