Braginsky Family Office
Zurich, Switzerland
Inquiries regarding the collection:

Christina Ghosh,

This website contains all manuscripts and a selection of printed books, marriage contracts and Esther scrolls that were shown in the exhibitions of the Braginsky Collection in the Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana in Amsterdam, in Yeshiva University Museum in New York, in the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, in the Landesmuseum (Swiss National Museum) in Zurich and in the Jewish Museum in Berlin, between 2009 and 2014. In the course of time selected acquisitions will be uploaded to this website.

Website development: Ardon Barhama

Landing page design: studio frederik de wal

Evelyn Cohen
Elka Deitsch
Miriam Goldmann
Gabriel Goldstein
Sharon Mintz
Shalom Sabar
Menahem Schmelzer
Emile Schrijver (website editor)
Falk Wiesemann

All texts are based on the two printed catalogues and on the exhibition texts prepared for the various exhibitions.

English catalogue (sold out, available on:

Evelyn Cohen, Sharon Liberman-Mintz & Emile Schrijver, eds., A journey through Jewish worlds: Highlights from the Braginsky Collection of Hebrew manuscripts and printed books (Zwolle, Amsterdam 2009).

German catalogue:

Emile Schrijver & Falk Wiesemann, eds., Schöne Seiten. Jüdische Schriftkultur aus der Braginsky Collection (Zürich & Amsterdam 2011).


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Copyright: Braginsky Collection, Zurich (CH), 2016