Scope and Contents
The collection consists primarily of Jewish ceremonial objects: kiddush cups, spice boxes, candlesticks, menorahs, torah bindings, breastplates, rimonim, yadayim, as well as megillot, amulets, and mezuzot originally produced in Europe, the Near East, North Africa, and America. The collection contains pieces from the 2nd-3rd century, but principally showcases 19th-20th century artifacts. The Tumen gift also includes a collection of rare Israeli coins and books on Judaica and Jewish ceremonials.
- 2nd - 20th century
- Majority of material found in 19th - 20th century
- Other: Date acquired: 1981-11-21
Conditions Governing Access
Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.
From the Collection: 177.00 Items