The Torah Case

The Torah Case
Its History and Design
Bracha Yaniv

The Ben-Zvi Prize for Oriental Jewish Communities, 1999 A comprehensive volume, the first of its kind, which traces the history of the Torah-Case from its beginnings. The book delves into the art of creating the Torah-Case in Yemen and India, Babylon and Persia, Tunisia and Libya, Lebanon and Egypt, and includes a special section devoted to dedicatory inscriptions, annotated by the author. Co-published with the Ben-Zvi Institute of Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi.

Danacode:   110-10431 ISBN:  965-235-071-0 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   272 Weight:   1500 gr Dimensions:  24X32 cm Publication Date:   01/1999 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press