Part of a Torah binder (wimpel)

20th century
Watercolor on linen
Inscribed in Hebrew: "May the Lord raise him to a life of Torah study, wedlock, and good deeds" (part of the customary benediction from the circumcision ceremony)
L: 168; W: 18.4 cm
Received through JRSO (Jewish Restitution Successor Organization)
Wiesbaden collecting point number: T598
Accession number: B50.02.1936;150/118
The part with the name of the infant and his birth date is missing.


Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Yair Hovav