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Timna Elper

Samples of Book Conservation

Prayerbook from Amsterdam, printed in 1720. Private collection.

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Efraim Family

Birkot Shamayim Me’al, printed in Jerusalem, 1952, with explanations in Judeo-Arabic. From Palestine the book traveled to Baghdad, eventually returning when the Efraim family emigrated to Israel.

 

From the Rare Books Collection, Ben-Zvi Institute, MS 1039

Midrash on the Pentateuch, 1853.

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From the Rare Books Collection, Ben-Zvi Institute, MS 1039 Midrash on the Pentateuch, 1853.

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From the Rare Books Collection, Ben-Zvi Institute, MS 1878

Registry of the Portuguese Jewish Community in Tunisia. 18th-19th century

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From the Rare Books Collection, Ben-Zvi Institute, MS 1780

Matchmaking registry from the Jewish Community of western Tripoli, 1805-1830, signed by community registrars.

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From the Rare Books Collection, Ben-Zvi Institute, MS 994

Yusuf and Zulaikha in Persian, by Shāhin-i Shirāzi. 19th century.

From the Rare Books Collection, Ben-Zvi Institute, MS 1032

Zad al-Musafirin by Muhammad Mahdi Sharif, 1875