The JMG Collections

Include more than 10,000 original artifacts, which document the material evidence of 2,300 years of Jewish history and culture in Greece.


Torah mantle fragment, cream silk with gold embroidery and applique work, depicting Jewish motifs of the Tablets of the Covenant, Crown of the Torah and flanking lions.

Torah mantle, cylindrical, purple velvet with applique work, cream satin cloth and gold embroidery, Jewish motifs of the Crown of the Torah and the Tablets of the Covenant flanked by lions, a flower vase, dedicated by wife of Adolph Woolner jr. in his memory.

Violet velvet with gold embroidery in couching technique, spiraled threads, sequins and applique with initials 'R.S.K.', like the type used for the Brit Milah ceremony or the honorary seat of the Hatan Torah (Bridegroom of the Torah) in the Jewish Community of Ioannina.

Silk inscription panel of Torah ark curtain, green velvet applique work with metal studs, gold embroidery, motif of the Tablets of the Covenant, dedicated by Jacob Moshe Alkalai to the Ioannina Congregation.

Torah ark curtain, mulitcoloured wool felt applique work, floral scroll border, central motifs of portal and hanging lamp, metal embroidered dedicatory inscription, donated by Rabbi Solomon Meir in memory of his sister Pinah to the Old Congregation, Ioannina, embroidery detail.

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