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Raymond Zimmerman was Chairman/CEO of Service Merchandise, a company founded by his parents, Mary and Harry Zimmerman. In 1988, the Raymond Zimmerman Family Foundation donated $500,000 to Vanderbilt’s Judaica Collection in honor of Raymond’s parents,…

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A popular element often included in Torah decoration is the Torah breastplate, as pictured here. The Torah breastplate, or Torah shield, is an ornamentation hanging over the 'neck' of the atzei chaim (חיימ עצ tree of life), the wooden staves of…

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During the Nazi occupation of Paris, the artist Benn was sheltered by various Christian families. While in hiding, he made simple line drawings of biblical verses until he was captured and interred in the Beanne le Rolande camp. After the war, he…

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Ismar Elbogen’s major work, Der Judische Gottesdienst in Seiner Geschichtliehen Entwicklung (1913), is a comprehensive historical study of the Jewish public liturgy. It covers the areas traditionally treated by liturgical scholars, and, in addition,…

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Der Stern der Erlösung (The Star of Redemption) is Rosenzweig’s major philosophical work. The first draft was written in the trenches and in a military hospital while serving in the German Army during W.W.I. In this work, he describes the…

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Nahum N. Glatzer assumed care of the Rosenzweig archives and secured the legacy of his teacher by presenting in English Rosenzweig’s life and thought to an American audience. Glatzer weaves citations from diaries, letters, and memoirs, and provides…

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Artist Ben Shahn was part of the Social Realism movement originating around 1930. It was during this period that he created many of the originals for the Hagadah shel Pesah, drawing on the movement’s themes of defense of the innocent, the persecuted…

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This portfolio consists of facsimiles from the illuminated Bibles in the Firkovitch Collection at the Leningrad Public Library. There are 27 plates from the original edition published in 1905 and 25 additional plates added for the 1989 edition. The…

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Franz Rosenzweig’s collection of essays, speeches, and letters convey his commitment to bringing Jews back to their roots through adult Jewish education. As director of the Frieies Juedisches Lehrhaus in Frankfurt am Main, he was able to experiment…

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Philo’s writings reflect Jewish life and experiences outside Judea in the first few decades of the Common Era. In this treatise on the life of Moses, Philo retells the biblical narrative with significant omissions and additions and a focus on the…
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