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The new Rosenzweig Museum in Durham houses Jewish folk art, artifacts, and rare books. The dream of the late Rabbi Efraim and Mariam Rosenzweig, who donated over 60 pieces, the museum displays over 125 items and contains more in storage.
The North Carolina Museum of Art is one of only two art museums in the country to have a permanent display of Jewish ceremonial art. The Judaic Art Gallery was founded by the late Dr. Abram Kanof. Among the items in the collection are ornaments that decorate the Torah and a rare late 18th-century silver Torah shield.