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Museum of Jewish History

Family. Tradition and ritual

<p>Room dedicated to family and traditions.</p>

Room dedicated to family and traditions.

The lives of Jewish people are marked by episodes designed to comply with divine commandments and the precepts of the law. Different documentary and pictorial items illustrate these episodes, such as marriage and birth.

The community celebrates and keeps alive its historical and religious memory through different festivals celebrated on certain dates throughout the year. Different items, which are still used nowadays in Jewish festivals and celebrations, are exhibited here.


Rituals and traditions of Jewish life

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<p>Ketubah (marriage contract). Ink on parchment. 1377, Castell&oacute; d&rsquo;Emp&uacute;ries (cession of Girona Historical Archives)</p>
Ketubah (marriage contract)
Ketubah (marriage contract)
<p>Pesach Plate. Decorated ceramic. 14th century, Catalonia. Reproduction (original at Israel Museum).</p>
Pesach Plate
Pesach Plate
<p>Hanukah lamp. Metal. 19th century, Morocco (cession of Mr. Uriel Mac&iacute;as).</p>
Hanukkah lamp
Hanukkah lamp
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