Friday, 18.10.2019

Tag: Judaica

Goldberg Auctioneers, USA-New York

Coins from the Mel Wacks Collection of Ancient Judaean and Related Coins will be sold by Goldberg Auctioneers. The collection has been assembled for over 50 years. Now Mel Wacks, a renowned expert on the subject, has decided to pass it along.

Oluf Gerhard Tychsen (1734-1815)

He took off to convert the Jews – and became a rabbi. The pietistic Protestant originated oriental studies and Islamic numismatics. An edited collection takes up aspects of his scientific work. Ursula Kampmann took a look at it.

New Medal in Honor of Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise

A medal designed by Eugene Daub honoring Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise has been released. It is the 50th one to be added to the Jewish-American Hall of Fame Series. Isaac Mayer Wise was an important Reform Rabbi and author of numerous theological works, essays and novels.