Long awaited addition to the exhibition
The exhibition „Jewish reliogious life in Latvia ”, that currently is being remodelled, has received the new exhibit: the reconstruction of Riga Old-New Synagogue utencil – Torah shield – has been made. The Torah shield (Germany, ca. 1770) has been reconstructed after the photo and description from the 1930 newspaper.
„The silver synagogue utencils. In the middle – Torah shields. In the upper row second from the left, with lions and crown of David, is about 160 years old. Fourth from the left in the lower row – 175 years. Even older is utmost to the right, whose age is impossible to determine”. Segodnya Vecherom. 1.12.1930.