Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
Calendar for counting the omer
Amsterdam, Netherlands
ca. 1794
Ink on parchment
Hebrew inscription notes that the owner was the eminent Rabbi Avraham Kaiser Neri; a later inscription states that Kaiser gave the calendar as a gift to Ber son of Rabbi Moshe Melitz of Prague in honor of his Bar Mitzvah.
H: 11; W: 8 cm
Purchase, Schatz Foundation
Accession number: B48.11.0036 ; 170/017

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir