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  Historicshe nachrichten Juden-gemeinde... Nürnberg by Andreas Würfel, Nuremberg (Nürnberg), 1755

© Gross Family Collection, Photographer: Unknown,

This text was prepared by William Gross:

Historische Nachrichten von der Juden-Gemeinde welche ehehin in der Reichsstadt Nürnberg [Historical Information about the Jewish Community which formerly Existed in the Imperial City of Nuremberg], by Andreas Würfel (1718 - 1769). Nuremberg: Georg Peter Monath, 1755. German, Latin and some Hebrew.A book on the Jewish community in Nuremberg in the Middle Ages. Contains historical facts as well as falsehoods and inaccuracies of an anti-Semitic nature. Facing the title page is an impressive engraving: the top part shows the Jewish synagogue in Nuremberg. Beneath it are two rectangles showing Jewish figures wearing various traditional garments from the Middle Ages: weekday attire, a Jewish woman in Sabbath dress, and more. The Hebrew texts incorporated in the book include: tombstone inscriptions from the Nuremberg cemetery and a "zichron edut" [testament] from 1426 listing the property and real estate bequeathed by Rabbi Uri Yekutiel to this son. [1] engraving, [3] leaves, 164 pp.      

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Historicshe nachrichten Juden-gemeinde... Nürnberg by Andreas Würfel | Unknown
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1755
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