collectionsbanner2012 

Print Change text to normal font sizeChange text to bigger font size

Scroll of Esther

H2-bg

 

Megillah Esther
Scroll of Esther (Megillah Esther) in a silver case. The contemporary case is Moroccan, rendered in Sephardic style. It is elaborately embossed with motifs of the tablets of the Ten Commandments and a menorah.

The Megillah Esther, a Biblical Scroll of Esther, is read on Purim. This festival commemorates the triumph of Esther and Mordechai over Haman, who sought to exterminate all the Jews of the Persian Empire.

Megillah Esther
Sydney Jewish Museum Collection
M2006/031

Calendar of Events

icon_calendar

Program and festival dates - everything you need to know to make your visit to the Sydney Jewish Museum a success. Find out more

Gift Shop

Gift

We now have all your special gifts for barmitzvah, batmitzvah, weddings, engagements, birthdays and other simchas. Call (02)9360 7999 or email shop@sjm.com.au

Meet_the_guides
Volunteer Day