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New Year Cards

Sending greeting cards before the Jewish New Year (Rosh HaShanah) to family and friends is a known and old costume. In Perles family collection that can be found in LBI Jerusalem Archive, there are several [...]

By | December 18th, 2017|Categories: Archive Blog|Comments Off on New Year Cards

Bergman – Kidush Ha-Shem

To mark Israel’s independence day and the 50th anniversary of the June war of 1967, we have chosen to display excerpts from Hugo Bergman’s essay Kidush Ha-Shem [literally: sanctification of God]. Shmuel Hugo Bergman (1883-1975) [...]

By | December 17th, 2017|Categories: Archive Blog|Comments Off on Bergman – Kidush Ha-Shem

Israel Lewy, The Passover Eve Ritual

During the nineteenth century German Jews laid the foundations for the modern scientific study of traditional Jewish literature, from the Bible to the exegetic texts of the Middle Ages. One of the principal institutions to [...]

By | April 16th, 2017|Categories: Archive Blog|Comments Off on Israel Lewy, The Passover Eve Ritual