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The holdings of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life include approximately four thousand postcards dating from the l
A "Scroll of Esther" (Heb.
A "Torah binder" is a Jewish ceremonial textile used to keep a Torah (Hebrew Bible) scroll closed tightly when it is no
The painting by Moritz Daniel Oppenheim (1800-1882), portraying an imagined meeting among scholars Mo
The Haggadah (Heb. הגדה, "narrative;" pl.
Many objects in The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life document the social interactions among Jewish and host communities throughout Central and South-East Asia, the Middle East, North Afri
Since its inception, The Magnes Collection has focused on documenting the public sphere of Jewish ritual.
Objects documenting the sphere of personal and family rituals in the global Jewish diaspora constitute a prominent aspect of the museum holdings of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and