High Holiday Images Available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Contact: Nina Jacobson
Office: (212) 678-8950
Email: nijacobson@jtsa.edu


August 4, 2009, New York, NY

The Jewish Theological Seminary is pleased to provide images relating to the major Jewish holidays for use by the media, synagogues, schools, and organizations. These images are being made available courtesy of The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary.

Below are samples. You may request a high resolution image by downloading the Release Form (PDF 87 KB). Once completed and signed, the form can be mailed to Sherry S. Kirschenbaum, Director of Media Relations, JTS, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 or faxed to (212) 864-0109.

For further information, please contact Sherry S. Kirschenbaum at (212) 678-8953.

Rosh Hashanah


1. Esslingen Mahzor, Germany, 1290. ms. 9344 folio 2r


2. Rules for Rosh Hashanah, Rothschild Mahzor, Italy, 1490. ms. 8892, folio 226v


3. Sefer Minhagim, Amsterdam, 1662


4. New Year's Greetings, NY, ca. 1920, Postcard Collection


5A. Zionist New Year card, NY, early 20th century, Postcard Collection
New Year's card, Print Collection


5B. Zionist New Year card, NY, early 20th century, Postcard Collection
New Year's card, Print Collection

Ten Days of Penitence & Yom Kippur


6. Prayers for the Ten Days of Penitence, Rothschild Mahzor. Italy, 1492 ms. 8892 folio 227r


7. Shavvat Shuva Sermon, Sefer Minhagim, Amsterdam, 1728


8A. New Year's Postcard Collection, early 20th century


8B. New Year's Postcard Collection, early 20th century


9. Mahzor for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, printed in Venice, 1742

Sukkot


10A. New Year's Cards, 20th c. Postcard Collection


10B. New Year's Cards, 20th c. Postcard Collection


11. Sukkah Decoration, Furth, Germany, 18th century, NS FD 18


12A. The Four Species for Sukkot Mahzor Corfu, 1709 ms. 8236


12B. The Four Speciesw for Sukkot Mahzor Corfu, 1709 ms. 8236


13. Hoshanot Prayers for Sukkot, Mahzor, Roman Rite, Printed by the Sons of Israel Nathan Soncino in the towns of Soncino & Casale Maggiore, 1486, Heb. 73


14. Succah Decoration, Italy, 1813 Print Collection, D3.2.1

Hanukkah


15. Seder Birkat ha-Mazon (Vienna, 1724), MS 8232


16. Judiches Ceremoniel, Paul Christian Kirchner (Nuremburg, 1734)


17. Mahzor (Prague, 1522-25)


18. Fete du Hanouka, Alphonse Levy (c. 1903)


19. Arthur Szyk, Hanukkah (1948)

Purim


Purim 1. Esther Scroll, Morocco, 19th Century, S115


Purim 2. Esther Scroll, Italy, ca. 1680, S135


Purim 3. Esther Scroll, Jerusalem, ca. 1920, S269


Purim 4. Esther Scroll, Austria, 19th Century, S26


Purim 5. Sefer Minhagim, Venice, 1593, Fol. 73v


Purim 6. Universal History of the Religious Rites, Ceremonies, and the Customs of the World, William Hurd, Amsterdam, 1781-1791

Passover


Passover 1. Haggadah (Amsterdam, 1712)


Passover 2. Haggadah (Poona, India, 1874)


Passaover 3. Haggadag (Germany, 1732), MS 4446, f. 16r scribe: Joseph ben David Leipnik


Passover 4. Haggadah (Darmstadt, 1733), MS 4452a, f. 7v scribe: Joseph ben David Leipnik


Passover 5. Haggadah (New York, 1887)


Passover 6. The Ceremonies and Religious Customs of the Various Nations of the Known World, Bernard Picart (London, 1733-1739)


Passover 7. Prato Haggadah (Spain, ca. 1300), MS 9478, f. 11r


Passover 8. Haggadah (Soncino, 1486)


Passover 9. Haggadah (Venice, 1629)

Shavuot


Shavuot 1. Ethics of the Fathers from The Rothschild Mahzor(Italy, 1490), MS 8892, f. 139r


Shavuot 2. Sefer Minhagim (Amsterdam, 1723), BM700.I818 1723


Shavuot 3. Ketubbah for Shavuot Celebrating the Marriage between God and the Jewish People, (Morocco, early 19th century), KET 354


Shavuot 4. Ruth and Naomi, Photogravure by Jules Gabriel Levasseur after a painting by Ary Scheffer, (New York, late 19th century), PNT F75.1.2