Jonathan Greenstein

Theodor Herzl Tapestry

Jonathan Greenstein
Dear Jonathan, I inherited my grandfather’s tapestry, which portrays Theodor Herzl on a balcony at the First Zionist Congress. I believe it may be an early 20th century piece produced by the Bezalel School of Art and Design in Jerusalem.

Judaica Papercut

Jonathan Greenstein
Using a sharp penknife, folded paper, coins for circles, and free-hand cutting, my paternal great-grandfather Israel Tzvi Mannesovits made this papercut in 1928. What might this papercut be worth?

German Havdalah Spice Box

Jonathan Greenstein
Dear Jonathan,This havdalah spice box, which I've been told is made of German silver, has been handed down in my family. A wedding gift from Morris and Rose Dzialynski to Morris' brother Phillip and Mary Dzialynski, who were married in Savannah, Georgia, it is inscribed "M.&R. D. to P.&M.