Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Calendar for counting the omer
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ink on parchment
Hebrew inscription notes that the owner was the eminent Rabbi Avraham Kaiser Neri; a later inscription states that Kaiser gave the calendar as a gift to Ber son of Rabbi Moshe Melitz of Prague in honor of his Bar Mitzvah.
H: 11; W: 8 cm
Purchase, Schatz Foundation
Accession number: B48.11.0036 ; 170/017

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