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Key works

Discover the richness of the mahJ’s collection through a selection of major works, representative of the diversity of artistic expressions related to Jewish history and culture.

History, Fine arts

Gerrit Adriaenszoon Berckheyde (Haarlem, 1638–Haarlem, 1698)

Amsterdam, 1682

Synagogue*, History

Vienna, 1707

History, Art moderne

Hermann Struck (Berlin, 1876 – Haïfa, 1944)

Berlin, 1903

Contemporary art, History

Christian Boltanski (Paris, 1944)

Paris, 1998


Auch, 5th-7th century

Festivals and ceremonies, Books and manuscripts


Germany, 1731

Art moderne, History

Simon Mondzain (Szamaj Mondszajn, known as ; Chelm, Poland, 1887 or 1888 – Paris, 1979)

Paris, 1920

Books and manuscripts

Ferrara, 1512

History, Fine arts


France, early 19th century

Synagogue*, History

Algiers, workshop of the ORT (Organisation Reconstruction Travail) school, 1948-1950