history, religion has been the source of virtually all art
and the principal subject matter of artistic production.
From the time of antiquity, the rich symbolic art of the
Tabernacle and the grandeur of Temple architecture has influenced
artists, craftsmen and scribes throughout the ages.
examples of illuminated manuscripts from medieval times
onward, reflect the diverse Jewish culltures from where
splendour of Jewish ceremonial art is expressed in many
ways: in precious metals, silks, brocades, tapestries, paper
Over the centuries, these treasured collections have provided
an enriching cultural background within the context of meaningful
Jewish traditions and customs. It is the aim of Scribal
Art to see the continuity of this expression.