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This havdalah set is a classic example of Wolpert's use of Hebrew letters as a design element.

Havdalah, the service in the home at the conclusion of the Sabbath, includes blessings over wine, spices, and a candle.

In this grand hanukkiah, German-born artist Benno Elkan depicted the five Maccabean brothers (left to right) Eliezer, Jonathan, Judah, Simeon, and Jochanan.

This hanukkiah depicts Judah Maccabee, shown holding a hammer, flanked by his brothers, Jonathan (as philosopher) and Simeon (as a king).

This seder plate is one of a group of objects in the Spertus Institute collection designed and made by Friedrich Adler in the German Art Nouveau style, Jugendstil.

This Seder set was produced by Friedrich Adler, an important member of Germany's artistic avant-garde in the early 20th century.

This spice container was donated by the Jewish Cultural Reconstruction, a body tasked with distributing thousands of heirless Jewish objects looted by the Nazis.

During World War II, the Nazis looted religious and cultural artifacts from individuals, museums, libraries, synagogues, churches and other institutions across Europe.

The design of this mezuzah was inspired by the Apollo Space Shuttle. An identical copy was taken into space by astronaut Gregory Chamitoff.

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This finely wrought Hanukkah lamp was produced by a master silversmith for a patriotic Jewish consumer.

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