Photo of the Sefer Torah taken by Professor Paul Mirecki
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An Algerian Sefer Torah from 1840

Prof. Dr. Paul Mirecki

“A damaged Sefer Torah from the 1840 Algerian pogrom now in the University of Kansas (USA) and Chateau Chantilly (France)” 

Prof. Dr. Paul Mirecki, emeritus professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies at the University of Kansas (USA).

Prof. Mirecki has conserved and edited papyrus and vellum manuscripts in major collections in England, Ireland, Germany and the USA. In this lecture he recounts his experience in discovering a Sefer Torah taken in 1840 from the synagogue in Medea, Algeria and now divided between the rare books collections of the University of Kansas (USA) and Chateau Chantilly (France). Detailed photographs are included.

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14.6.2021
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Photo of the Sefer Torah taken by Professor Paul Mirecki
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An Algerian Sefer Torah from 1840

Prof. Dr. Paul Mirecki

“A damaged Sefer Torah from the 1840 Algerian pogrom now in the University of Kansas (USA) and Chateau Chantilly (France)” 

Prof. Dr. Paul Mirecki, emeritus professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies at the University of Kansas (USA).

Prof. Mirecki has conserved and edited papyrus and vellum manuscripts in major collections in England, Ireland, Germany and the USA. In this lecture he recounts his experience in discovering a Sefer Torah taken in 1840 from the synagogue in Medea, Algeria and now divided between the rare books collections of the University of Kansas (USA) and Chateau Chantilly (France). Detailed photographs are included.

Mon
14.6.2021
19:00
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