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  • Tags: Judaica Collection

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/PJ4563_K5-1545-Sefer_ha-shora-shim-01.jpg
David Kimhi (approximately 1160–1235) was a grammarian and exegete of Narbonne, Provence. Sefer ha-shorashim is the lexicon of a two-part philological treatise. His chief contribution in grammar lies in the arrangement of the material and the…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/BM675_P4_J4_v1-Birds_Head_Haggada.jpg
The Bird’s Head manuscript, the earliest surviving illustrated Ashkenazi Haggada, is named for the figures drawn with birds' heads on human forms. These composite creatures are most probably griffins. Many scholars believe the use of imaginary…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/CJ5793_J4_J82-1969-Medallic_History_of_the_Jewish_People-01.jpg
This set of 120 medals commemorates people and events in Jewish history. Themes depicted in the engravings include Jewish belief, creativity, history, and religious life. The last coins in the set deal with the return to Israel. Nahum N. Glatzer…
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