Burial Society manuscript cover with one remaining page containing the Haftarah for public fast days (Isaiah 55:6–56:8) and the Haftarah blessings
Central Europe
Gold-tooled leather binding; metal hinges; handwriting in black ink on parchment
Inscribed in Hebrew at the bottom of the page with an indication of the Hebrew year and the names of synagogue wardens ("gabbaim") Rabbi Hertz Raiganum and Rabbi Shimon Neuburg; inscription on the cover mentions that it belongs to the Burial Society, and the Hebrew year
H: 38.5; W: 34. 5 cm
Received through JCR (Jewish Cultural Reconstruction)
Accession number: B51.12.3090 ; 170/009

Provenance Research Online: World War II Looted Cultural Treasures, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

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

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