Jewish Customs
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Brief Description: The collection consists of materials relating to Jewish religious life in Europe between the years 1830s-1930s.      Topics include:  marriages, births, divorces, deaths, bar mitzvahs, holidays, the Sabbath, daily customs, ritual slaughter (shehitah), ritual baths, mezuzahs, prayers, *kvitlekh* (requests to a rabbi for a blessing).      Items include:  marriage contracts, divorce deeds, wedding invitations, birth announcements, bar mitzvah speeches, New Year's cards, correspondence, photographs.
Held at:
YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 41 /RG 41 
Created by: Jewish Customs (Vilna Archives)
Volume: 0.0
Subject Index
Customs, Jewish
Folklore and Ethnography
Religious Life
YIVO - Vilna
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Collection
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/06/02 ; 1999/02/22
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