Section 12. Biblical Manuscripts from Belarus

124. Miniature Kaunas Torah

17c Lithuania. Manuscript Research Group, Grand Haven, MI, USA

An elegant Miniature Torah dating to 1650 from Kaunas, Lithuania, a region where a quarter million Jews were murdered in the Holocaust. This very special scroll was well-known in its day and many leading rabbis were honored to read from it.
An elegant Miniature Torah dating to 1650 from Kaunas, Lithuania, a region where a quarter million Jews were murdered in the Holocaust. This very special scroll was well-known in its day and many leading rabbis were honored to read from it.