Haftarah blessings and a prayer for the welfare of the king

Hainsfarth, Germany
Handwritten in ink on parchment (blessings) and on paper (prayer); both glued to a wooden plaque
The Hebrew inscription at the bottom of the page mentions the name Mordechai, son of Rabbi Zalman Oberndorfer from Hainsfarth (the person who ordered the plaque) and the Hebrew year
A later inscription, on the back, in different handwriting, contains a prayer for the welfare of King Ludwig II of Bavaria (ruled 1864–86) and his mother Maria
H: 41; W: 28 cm
Received through JCR (Jewish Cultural Reconstruction)
Accession number: B51.12.3089;170/008


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav