JTS Library Stories: Venetian Ketubbah

The JTS Library houses one of the largest collections of rare Judaica in the world. This series will highlight some of these beautiful and unique works. This session focuses on a Venetian Ketubbah, a beautifully decorated document dated from 1749. Curator Sharon Lieberman-Mintz introduces the concept of a Jewish marriage contract and highlights the decorative and textual details from this ketubbah.

This is in conjunction with the JTS Library Exhibit, “To Build a New Home: Celebrating the Jewish Wedding” (May 18 – August 14, 2022).

“El Adon” from Seeds of Song. (JTS/Block Kolker Center for Spiritual Arts, 2020).
WORDS: Anonymous, ca. 2nd-4th c.e., Land of Israel
MUSIC: Hazzan Jacob Sandler
SUNG BY: Hazzan Jacob Sandler
PRODUCED BY: Dr. Galeet Dardashti
Daniel Ori | Bass and Gimbri
Rich Stein | Percussion
Yoav Eshed | Guitar
Eran Sabo | Guitar
Marandi Hostetter | Violin
Megan Gould | Violin and Viola
Jacob Sandler | Recorder