Bezalel Bronze Plaque Mourning the Death of Theodore Herzl

20th century

Bronze plaque depicts men covered in tallesim (prayer shawls), praying.  Border contains frame within a frame, with arched area in which bas relief picture is enclosed.  Circular medallions at the upper left and right of the pictures Jewish star, and a profile bust of Theodore Herzl.  Hebrew inscription below picture is the prayer, El Malei Rahamim, in memory of Theodore Herzl’s passing in 1904.

Identifer: CJF.2009.001.027


University of Cincinnati Hillel Collection

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Hertzman in honor of the Bat Mitzvah of their daughter, Jennifer

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