Jewish Community of Venice Receipt Book

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Jewish Community of Venice Receipt Book

 

This communal accounts book reveals an accounting of the disbursements made by the Italian Jewish community of Venice in the 18th century. These distributions were given to a wide range of individuals for various purposes, including the salary of communal officials, emissaries seeking alms from the Holy Land, and non-Jewish artisans who had provided various services to the Italian Jewish community.

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