Textiles Gedächtnis. Neue Funde zur jüdischen Vergangenheit in Aschaffenburg

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Translated title Textiles of Memory. New Finds of the Jewish Past in Aschaffenburg

Aschaffenburg, Germany, 2012. Booklet, 20 pp., illustrations: 23 col., 2 b&w, 21 × 10 cm. German.


Museum jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur (15 May–2 September 2012)


Jewish textiles and objects from Aschaffenburg that were discovered in a warehouse in 2009, having been gathered and stored during the Holocaust. The finds date between 1787 and 1933, with the most significant items being 26 Torah binders, and a selection of Torah mantles and Torah ark curtains. All items were restored, and were on display for the first time, presented as a testimony to the Jewish religious life that once existed in Aschaffenburg. No itemized listing.

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BesamimChallah coversGermanyHanukkah lampsHavdalah platesKiddush cupsLevite setsMizrachPlatesPostcardsRimmonimSynagogues, GermanyTorah Ark curtainsTorah mantles

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