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Smallest-known medieval Hebrew manuscript unveiled

Fifteenth-century Italian manuscript's pages are just 5.5cm in diameter, cut in unique round shape.

Smallest-known medieval Hebrew manuscript unveiled

Collection of 62 of Jung's unknown letters revealed in Jerusalem

Newly-uncovered collection is 'a true treasure and a rare occasion for researchers, students, and all who study Jung’s heritage.'

Collection of 62 of Jung's unknown letters revealed in Jerusalem

Leo Frank blood libel artifacts to be auctioned in Jerusalem

Leo Frank was lynched by a mob in Atlanta after being falsely accused of murdering a teenage girl in 1913.

Leo Frank blood libel artifacts to be auctioned in Jerusalem

Albert Einstein on life in the US: 'A tremendous degree of anti-Semitism exists here'

Newly-revealed Einstein letter offers a glimpse of 'extreme anti-Semitism' in 1930s US academia.

Albert Einstein on US: 'Tremendous degree of anti-Semitism here'

Letter detailing early visit to Holy Land surfaces in auction

186-year-old letter detailing early American diplomatic visit to Holy Land surfaces in Jerusalem auction.

Letter detailing early visit to Holy Land surfaces in auction

Bergen-Belsen rabbinical ledger will not be sold

Close to 85 rulings permitting Holocaust survivors to remarry provides first-hand record of destruction of European Jewry during Holocaust.

Bergen-Belsen rabbinical ledger will not be sold

Handwritten letter by Einstein to be auctioned in Jerusalem

The starting price for Einstein's letter to mathematician Ernst Gabor Strauss, discussing his unified field theory, is $20,000.

Handwritten letter by Einstein to be auctioned in Jerusalem

Rare photo collection from Israel’s War of Independence revealed

Photos include images from day Arab forces surrender Haifa port to IDF, in which soldiers raise Israeli flag at the port for the first time.

Rare photo collection from Israel’s War of Independence revealed

Photo collection of Dachau concentration camp revealed

Album of photographs taken inside Dachau concentration camp after its liberation recently revealed, highlighting reprisals on SS guards.

Photo collection of Dachau concentration camp revealed

Satmar Rebbe's ban on voting in Israel to be auctioned

1952 letter by Rabbi Yoel Teitelbaum banning participation in Israeli elections and accusing Zionists of being worse than idolaters revealed

Satmar Rebbe's ban on voting in Israel to be auctioned

Revealed: The Belzer rebbe's passport

Polish passport with picture and signature of the fourth rebbe of Belz from period of War of Independence up for auction.

Revealed: The Belzer rebbe's passport

Lubavitcher Rebbe's kiddush cup on auction revealed inauthentic

Rebbe's secretary: 'The photo of the cup is certainly not of a becher used by the Rebbe.'

Lubavitcher Rebbe's kiddush cup on auction revealed inauthentic

'Rabbinical' golf cart up for sale

Scooter used by the late Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, and later by Rabbi Shalom Cohen, to be auctioned in Jerusalem.

'Rabbinical' golf cart up for sale

Anti-Semitic Richard Wagner letter up for sale in Jerusalem

Letter penned by notoriously anti-Semitic composer Richard Wagner warning of Jewish influence in culture to be auctioned in Israel.

Anti-Semitic Richard Wagner letter up for sale in Jerusalem

Lubavitcher Rebbe's Kiddush cup to be auctioned off

'Historical item of exceptional sentimental value' expected to be sold for hundreds of thousands of shekels.

Lubavitcher Rebbe's Kiddush cup to be auctioned off

Bible that Goering stole from Jew discovered

Book stolen by notorious Nazi leader from French Jew during World War II soon goes up for public auction.

Bible that Goering stole from Jew discovered

Auction house reveals 17th-century decree against mixed dancing

400-year-old decree previously unknown to researchers threatens excommunication for mixed dancing. Manuscript sells for $4,920.

Auction house reveals 17th-century decree against mixed dancing

Long-lost Jewish text discovered in Jerusalem

Kedem auction house discovers second volume of the Sefer Ha'Aroch, written by the Shach, inside an antique version of the first volume.

Long-lost Jewish text discovered in Jerusalem

Restraining order issued against sale of IDF historic documents

Jerusalem Magistrates Court issues restraining order barring sale Tuesday of historic IDF documents.

Restraining order issued against sale of IDF historic documents

Eichmann Trial Documents: From Trash to Auction

Trove of prosecution documents from Eichmann trial up for auction in Jerusalem. Documents found in a Jerusalem dumpster a few months ago.

Eichmann Trial Documents: From Trash to Auction