FESTIVALS

Rosh Hashanah (New Year)
Pesach (Passover)
Purim (Feast of Esther)
Sukkot (Tabernacles)
Hanukah


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ROSH HASHANAH


£ 65.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 132 folio 132
Zahrenu prayer, recited at the New Year, 'Remember us for life O King….inscribe us in the Book of Life…'





£ 55.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 137 folio 137
A man is blowing a shofar (ram's horn) within a minyan (a group of at least ten males) to depict 'Yom Teru'ah', the day of the blowing






£ 55.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 139 folio 139
Confessing sins on The Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)





£ 55.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 142 folio 142
A beautifully decorated page containing part of the Amidah recited during Yom Kippur.





£ 55.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 143 folio 143
Ne'ilah, the closing prayer on the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur)





£ 55.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 146 folio 146
A beautifully illuminated leaf containing part of the Amidah recited during Yom Kippur




PESACH Top of page
All leaves from the Barcelona Haggadah and Rothschild Haggadah

PURIM Top of page



£ 55.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 125 folio 125
Prayers recited at Sukkot (Tabernacles)





£ 55.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 165 folio 165
Piyyutim for Passover. The four miniatures depict Abraham entertaining the angels, Gabriel hurling fiery rocks over Sodom, Esther and Haman.



SUKKOT Top of page



£ 55.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 125 folio 125
Prayers recited at Sukkot (Tabernacles)




£ 65.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 147 folio 147
Hosha'not poetical prayers recited during Sukkot, (Tabernacles) 'Please save us!'



HANUKAH Top of page


£ 55.00 Rothschild Miscellany folio 113 folio 113
Al Hanissim 'for the miracles and the redemption'. A man lights the Menorah at Chanucah.