Judisches Ceremonial

This German book contains illustrated explanations to numerous Jewish rituals spanning from birth to death, including circumcision, presentation of the first born, prayer at the synagogue, a wedding procession, purification of the bride, the washing of the brother-in-law’s feet, the feast of reconciliation, death rites, burials, and celebrations of the Sabbath, Passover, and the New Year. Published in 1716, a copy of the 1724 second edition is located at the Center and can be viewed in digitized form here. You can look see more illustrations on the Center’s Flickr Page

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