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Henry Teitlebaum was the founder of Loveman’s retail clothing store and a leader of Nashville’s Jewish community. His wife Sara Lowenstein Teitlebaum was also a prominent member of that community. The Elbogens and Teitlebaums met in Europe in the…

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The conceptual design for Franz Rosenzweig’s Der Stern der Erloesung (The Star of Redemption) is illustrated in Rosenzweig hand. The six-pointed Star Symbol clockwise from top: God - Revelation – Human Being – Redemption – Universe - Creation.

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During the First World War, Franz Rosenzweig enlisted in the army. While he was serving on the Macedonian front, he began to develop his ideas for a book which he claimed could never be published. To avoid possible death before putting The Star of…

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This Megillah silver case was crafted in Israel. It has a removable lid, can hold a large parchment scroll and is decorated with interesting embossed decorations as well as Hebrew text in a traditional font.

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A letter, dated November 16, 1993, from Joseph Hough to Raymond and Arlene Zimmerman, invited them to a small gathering on December 20 for lunch and a walk through the “Star of David” exhibit. The exhibit was organized to highlight acquisitions…

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Chancellor Oliver C. Carmichael saw the absence of any center of Jewish learning in the Southeast and the need for a library to ground a better understanding and appreciation of Judaism. In a thank-you letter on December 22, 1944, he expressed his…

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Dr. Kuhlman wrote this letter, dated December 25, 1944, to Mrs. Sara Lowenstein Teitltebaum, thanking her for a generous donation in memory of her husband, Henry Teitlebaum. Her gift funded the purchase of Dr. Ismar Elbogen’s collection.

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Dr. Kuhlman wrote this letter, dated April 12, 1944, to Elbogen's wife Regina, to initiate negotiations to obtain the Elbogen library. A stream of correspondence between Kuhlman and Mrs. Elbogen led to the finalization of the purchase in December…

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Throughout his life, Franz Rosenzweig would compose poems dedicated to those closest to or influential on him . This poem is dedicated to Martin Buber, Rosenzweig's partner in translation for a number of projects during the years of his illness.…

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Dr. Kuhlman wrote a letter to Mr. Howard Lehman Goodhart, dated July 5, 1951, expressing his gratitude for his gift of Philo material. Mr. Goodhart’s donation of 160 works (books and photostats) on the great Jewish philosopher Philo came about…
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