2015-01-26 to 05-02 "As it is Written": Judaic Treasures University of Toronto
Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 17:38
"As it is Written": Judaic Treasures from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto : January 26, 2015 - May 1, 2015. The Fisher Library's Judaica holdings span over 1000 years. This exhibition
will feature items that were produced every century from the 10th to the 21st, including biblical manuscripts, works of Jewish law and liturgy, incunabula, rare Constantinople imprints, and much more. Highlights are the manuscript of the Zohar, which belonged to the famous false Messiah Shabbetai Tsevi, and a copy of Maimonides law code Mishneh Torah with Sabbatean markings.
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Poland - Civil Registration Bill Now Law
Published on Friday, 30 January 2015 17:17
Last summer I posted about a bill before the Polish Legislature (Sejm and Senate), Nr 2620, that as introduced would have the civil records embargo period at 100 years from date of birth, and 80 years from dates of marriage and death.
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Ireland - Civil Registration (Amendment) Act 2014 Becomes Law x
Published on Thursday, 29 January 2015 17:07
As previously reported on this announcement list (November 10, 2014 and July 21, 2014), the Civil Registration Bill of 2014 was in the Irish Legislature known as the Oireachtas Éireann.
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