Paul Christian Kirchner: Jüdisches Ceremoniel (1724)
Paul Christian Kirchner (17th-18th cent.) and Sebastian Jugendres (1685-1765)
Jüdisches Ceremoniel, oder, Beschreibung derjenigen Gebräuche… (Jewish Ceremonial Rites, or Description of Practices…)
Nuremberg, P.C. Monath, 1724
Gift of Rabbi Irving Frederick Reichert
BM700 .K5 1734, RB 21

First published in 1717, the detailed description of Jewish ceremonial customs by Kirchner, a Jewish convert to Christianity, was edited by the Christian Hebraist, Sebastian Jugendres, in 1724. The new edition included twenty-eight copperplate engravings (nine signed by Johann Georg Puschner) depicting a variety of Jewish rituals, including events marking the Life Cycle and synagogue and communal life.

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