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Antique Kurdish Judaica Silver Talisman Charm Amulet 19th Century

Was hand made by a Jewish artist in Kurdistan during the late 19th century.
Carrying filigre decorations along with Hebrew inscriptions and colored glass strips







Length Width Diameter Weight Height
5.1cm/2in 4.5cm/1.75in - 11gr

Foto: L.D.







Antique Kurdish Silver Judaica Amulet Charm 19th Century

Hand made by Jewish artist in Kurdistan during the 19th century. Carrying Hebrew inscriptions along with an inlaid turqoise stone in the center.









Kurdish Judaica, Sirkut












The Association For Kurds and Immigrants From The Orient, in Haifa / Föreningen för kurder och Invandrare från Orienten, Haifa 1960









RARE KURDISH JUDAICA LETTER writen 1944:s by Kurdish Jews of Zakho city in Kurdistan.




The translation is following:

"Winter 1944

Notice to the general public

On behalf of the Kurdistan Jewry Association.

We are honored to invite you to an extended assembly

The four neighborhoods our as well as: neighborhood zivron Joseph, zikhron ya'cov

Shabbat tzedek and sha'ar harakhamim

Which will take place, if God wills in the Great Synagogue

Of Zakho people, in our neighborhood - zikhron yusef

On Holy Shabbat

(Every Saturday we read this week's Torah portion)

The Jethro Affair

Jethro was Zipporah's father. The wife of Moses the Great Prophets

The Sabbath day is on the 20th of Shvat month

At 11 am

This important meeting will be attended by the honor of the Jerusalem District Officer

Mr. y .kislov

Together with other officers of the Jerusalem area"

TODA RABA for translation R. B.






















1930s Israel Jerusalem
Kurdish Rabbi Letter





Foundation For Kurdish Library & Museum