A woodcut of a skeleton holding a scythe in front of a city, from the cover of Ciudad

Cities of Slaughter

Half a world from the events it describes, this translation of a famous Hebrew poem adds new layers to familiar fears. ...

The dictionary's marbled paper covers bear a presentation stamp.

Abigail’s Dictionary

A Hebrew-English dictionary from the middle of the nineteenth century illuminates the mind and the labor of its author. ...

Two photos of Ed Wynn on a black background. He is wearing a hat in one and in the other he is speaking on a radio show.

Ed Wynn: A “Perfect” Jewish Comedian

Submitted by Dr. Rebecca Jefferson, Head of the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica and Jim Liversidge, Curator of Popular Culture Collections Among the hundreds of theater bills, flyers and programs...

Aaron Nodnarb’s Book in Hiding

This extremely rare Spanish translation of the standard Hebrew prayer book (one of six known copies in world libraries) was printed in London in 1772 by Aaron Nodnarb. Nodnarb is an assumed...

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