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    The JMG recently received a donation of unique archival material from the Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Thessaloniki, containing valuable information on various professional activities of the local Jewish Community, as this is depicted in the local press and in various legal documents. Among the archival contents,...

    Oil painting by Giulio Kaimi

    The Contemporary Art Collection of the JMG holds artworks created mainly by various Greek-Jewish artists, including a great part of the oeuvre of Giulio Kaimi (1897-1982), a painter and writer from Corfu. These sixteen artworks show his preference for realistic portrait sketches and oil paintings depicting outdoor scenes, memorizing a specific moment....

    Wedding ring

    The JMG Jewellery Collection mainly consists of pieces dating to the 19th and early 20th century, belonging to the Bulgarian Hoard, valuable personal items looted from the Jews of East Macedonia and Thrace in 1943. Most of these items came from the mainly Sephardic communities of Serres, Drama, Kavala,...

    Account book

    Account book of the communal organization Hevrah de Pisha, Ioannina, 1924 - 1925 Paper, blue ink, 24 x 16 cm JMG collection The Jewish Community of Ioannina encompassed a wide range of charitable, religious or social-welfare societies, which were operated by volunteers and provided support and financial aid for various purposes, such...

    Megillah

    Among the unique JMG collection of Esther Scrolls, there is this Megillah case decorated with silver filigree and provided with a small plaque, bearing the initials of its former owner, David Moses. This is non-other, than the well-known Rabbi David Angel of Larissa. In 1833, he was married to Gracia, daughter...