Black Ink On Paper

Half length, frontal image of a rabbi behind a lectern, holding book. Style of figure and background somewhat cubist in inspiration.

Chicagoan Isadore Turner (ca. 1882-1966) served for fifty years as a leader in the local Zionist movement.

The Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg fur die besetzten Gebiete (Reichsleiter Rosenberg Taskforce for the Occupied Territories) was a Nazi organization established in 1940 for the purpose of seizi

"Chantshe in America" is a comedy in four acts, written for Yiddish theatre by Nahum Rakow with music by the Lithuanian-born Jewish composer Joseph Rumshinsky (1881–1956).

Edition 5/20. One of five woodcuts by the Polish-born artist Jakob Steinhardt (1887-1968) illustrating the history of the Hebrew alphabet.

The design shows clasped hands of a woman and man, crown, and extensive inscription. The bridegroom is Aaron Jacob, son of David; the bride is Edel, daughter of Joel Hirsch.

This love letter in musical score was written by the famous baritone Adolf Muhlmann (1866-1938) for his future wife.

The Jewish baritone Adolf Muhlmann was born Alter Milman on December 26, 1866, in Kischineff, Moldavia. His first singing lessons came from a Jewish choirmaster.

The work of the Polish-born photographer Yaakov (Jacob) Benor-Kalter (1897-1969) documented the Jewish settlement of Mandatory Palestine in the 1920s and 1930s

Reproduced black and white photograph. Two men standing on a wooden structure that they are building.Printed in Austria. Part of Kitty Groen archive.

This haggadah was the first to include a map of the Holy Land

In 1695 the flourishing Jewish community of Amsterdam sponsored the creation of a lavish illustrated Haggadah by a proselyte scribe, Abraham bar Jacob.

This portfolio of woodcut prints was created by a group of progressive Jewish artists from Chicago in support of Biro-Bidjan, an autonomous Jewish region in Siberia.

In 1934, a Jewish autonomous region was established in Biro-Bidjan (sometimes spelled Birobidzhan), Siberia.