Burial Society manuscript cover with one remaining page containing the Haftarah for public fast days (Isaiah 55:6–56:8) and the Haftarah blessings

Central Europe
Gold-tooled leather binding; metal hinges; handwriting in black ink on parchment
Inscribed in Hebrew at the bottom of the page with an indication of the Hebrew year and the names of synagogue wardens ("gabbaim") Rabbi Hertz Raiganum and Rabbi Shimon Neuburg; inscription on the cover mentions that it belongs to the Burial Society, and the Hebrew year
H: 38.5; W: 34. 5 cm
Received through JCR (Jewish Cultural Reconstruction)
Accession number: B51.12.3090;170/009


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav