Tallit

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy

Rabbi Yonatan Halevy 942 1698 rhecht

From his website: Rabbi Yonatan Halevy, affectionately known as Rabbi Yoni, is the Rabbi and Spiritual leader of Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim. Brief Biographical Sketch Rabbi Yonatan studied at the Ner Israel Rabbinical College in Baltimore, Maryland, for five years, before pursuing his Rabbinical Ordination at the Sheheber Sephardic Center in Jerusalem. Rabbi Yonatan received his…

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Shlomo Katz

Shlomo Katz 926 1694 rhecht

Notable Jewish singer.

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Old French Dictionary – Limtza – Limtzan

Old French Dictionary – Limtza – Limtzan 2933 3795 rhecht

Black Obelisk of Shalmanezzar III with King Yehu

Black Obelisk of Shalmanezzar III with King Yehu 4288 2848 rhecht

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Obelisk_of_Shalmaneser_III: The Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III is a black limestone Assyrian sculpture with many scenes in bas-relief and inscriptions. It comes from Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), in northern Iraq, and commemorates the deeds of King Shalmaneser III (reigned 858–824 BC). It is on display at the British Museum in London, and several other museums…

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Ancient Egypt Burial Shroud

Ancient Egypt Burial Shroud 1024 1280 rhecht

Seen at the MET in 2006.

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Ramban on Shemos 28:2

Ramban on Shemos 28:2 1599 900 rhecht

לכבוד ולתפארת שיהיה נכבד ומפואר במלבושים נכבדים ומפוארים, כמו שאמר הכתוב כחתן יכהן פאר (ישעיה סא י), כי אלה הבגדים לבושי מלכות הן, כדמותן ילבשו המלכים בזמן התורה, כמו שמצינו בכתנת ועשה לו כתנת פסים (בראשית לז ג), שפירושו מרוקמת כדמות פסים, והיא כתונת תשבץ כמו שפירשתי (רמב”ן על שמות כ״ה:ז׳), והלבישו כבן מלכי קדם.…

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Ravenna Mosaics – 6th Century

Ravenna Mosaics – 6th Century 900 472 rhecht

This set not only shows Justinian and Theodosius in their glory, but also a group of people with clear fringes on their garments.

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Book “The Image of the Jew in Byzantine Art”

Book “The Image of the Jew in Byzantine Art” 1475 2052 rhecht

Purchase the book The Image of the Jew in Byzantine Art (STUDIES IN ANTISEMITISM SERIES) here. Free download here.

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Book “A History of Jewish Costume”

Book “A History of Jewish Costume” 600 1000 rhecht

Purchase the book A History of Jewish Costume here.

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Talleisim – Medieval times and early modern period

Talleisim – Medieval times and early modern period 449 600 rhecht

Summary: It seems that all depictions of tallitot in manuscript illuminations and paintings during the medieval and early modern era do not depict any stripes. It therefore seems that the stripes were introduced into the European Jewish world with the import of tallitot from various parts of the Ottoman Empire at the end of the early modern period.…

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