Prints from Palestine in the 1930s

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Mizrah (to be hung on eastern wall of home or synagogue). The figures of Moses and Aaron are in the center; the symbols of the 12 tribes of Israel are on top.
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Jewish New Year's Greeting The theme of renewal associated with the new year is echoed in the scenes of the renewal of Jewish settlement in Palestine. The port of the still very young city of Tel-Aviv is shown in the background.
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Mizrah
Map of biblical Palestine in the center; a list of the 22 earliest modern Jewish settlements on either side. Surrounding the map are representations of important cities in Jewish religion and history.


Amulet (good luck charm) For "everyone who wishes to have a long and pleasant life."


Books from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library


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Yale University Library
Nanette Stahl, Judaica Curator
and Judy A. Schiff, Chief Research Archivist,
Manuscripts and Archives, Sterling Memorial Library
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Yale University Library
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URL: http://www.library.yale.edu/exhibition/judaica/