The Permanent Collections


Jewish ceremonial art, folk art, and textiles from around the world.

Listen to the voice of the shofarEsther Scroll (Israel, 1931)
Silver Torah breastplate (Prague, 1840)Silver Kiddush cup presented, during the California Gold Rush, by a congregation in Sonoma to its volunteer cantor
Ceramic pitcher from a Chevra Kadisha (Jewish burial society) in Czechoslovakia (1780)Silver Hanukkah lamp (Germany, 19th C.)

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