Ebrei a Lugo. I contratti matrimoniali
(Jews in Lugo. The Marriage Contracts)
Imola, Italy, Graﬁche Galeati, 1994
2012.0.5Poster for an exhibition highlighting the decorated
(Jewish marriage contracts) from the Italian city of Lugo,near Ravenna, where Jews ﬁrst settled in the 13th century.The exhibition, held in the city’s public library in 1994, waspromoted by the local municipality in partnership withregional and national Jewish institutions, including theFondazione per i Beni Culturali Ebraici in Italia, a foundationestablished in 1986 to ensure the conservation andpromotion of Italy’s twenty-two century old Jewish culturalheritage. Lavishly decorated marriage contracts from Lugo,dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, are kept in some ofthe most important Jewish collections worldwide, includingThe Magnes.