TYPE: Manuscript
DIMENSIONS: 14.5 cm.
COMPONENTS: Decorations and illustrations to several leaves. Several pages in Spanish. [86] leaves. Original leather binding, rubbed and torn spine, with leather clasp and loop.
CONDITION: Good condition.
Language: Ladino Hebrew Spanish
ITEM ID: 5718
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Illuminated Machzor for Yom Kippur Manuscript

Year: 1946
Decade: 1940s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)

Machzor for Yom Kippur decorated manuscript with Ladino translation and Hebrew decorated title page, on verso, separate Spanish title page. Separate decorated title page for the blowing of the shofar service on Rosh Hashanah. The title pages and additional leaves are decorated in color and gold. All the pages have a border. The morning prayer has an illustrated page, with the Tablets of Law, a pair of lions and Stars of David.

In the Hashkava prayer, Moroccan rabbis are mentioned: R. Yaakov in Malka (18th century) until R. Mordechai ben Jo. Enclosed is a note with the name of R. Shabtai Ja’in, who died about one year after the manuscript was written.