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    Hanukkiyah

    In December, Hanukkah is celebrated for 8 days by the kindling of one light on the first night and an additional one each succeeding...

    Gilt filigree Tepeliki, headgear ornament, 19th century.

    The gilt rosette ornament, a Tepeliki with two pendants, made of delicate filigree and granulated decoration, was sewn to the top of the Fez...

    Danish gold coin amulet

    Why would a Greek Jew wear a gold ducat coin with the obverse image of King Christian IV of Denmark, as an amulet pendant? The...

    Traditional jacket from Ioannina with Edelweiss pattern

    At the end of the 19th century, the women of the Jewish community of Ioannina continued to wearing their traditional costume. Nevertheless, we can...

    Bowl for ritual hand washing

     This pewter bowl from the JMG Judaica Collection is one of the few items from the Talmud Torah of Thessaloniki that survived its destruction...

    Signet ring

    This gold signet ring, engraved with floral decoration and inscribed with the name “Rebecca” in Greek capital letters in the oblong bezel, belonged to...

    “Lefcoderma” face powder

    The use of finely ground rice powder as a cosmetic care and beauty product has been widespread among Japanese women for centuries. The industrialization of cosmetic rice powder in Europe started...

    Hanukkah booklet

    This booklet from the JMG collections was published by the Jewish National Fund of Thessaloniki in 1938 to be distributed to the children of...

    Α meaningful note

    The Holocaust collection of the JMG includes a large number of personal letters and military documents from the period of Occupation related to a...

    Silver bracelet

    In 2018, the siblings Dona-Lilian, Moissis and Rovertos Capon, descendants of the Minerbo family from Chania in Crete, donated a large collection of over...

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