Yiddish katubut (ketubah) art

Date: June 15, 1979

Source: S1577 , Container 17 , P79-729 - P79-731

Type: Still Image

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Description

  • Three black and white prints with negatives. Nancy Greenberg displaying her Jewish marriage contract art, known as Katubut/Katabbah. Jewish law requires men to give women a marriage contract on their wedding day. A katubbah, usually written in Yiddish, guarantees her financial rights upon his death. The contracts are designed with art and motifs of the local Jewish community. 15 June 1979.

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