Donors of works

Since 1988 the musée d'art et d'histoire du Judaïsme has been able to enrich its collections thanks to generous donations of works by collectors and artists.

Since 1988 the mahJ’s collections have been enhanced by numerous donations of works by artists, artists’ families and collectors. The museum expresses its profound gratitude.

Financial contributions are mentioned on the "Support the mahJ" page.

Exceptional donors

The generous donations of Georges Aboucaya and his family, Max Amado and his family, Christian Boltanski, Anne Cabau, Lucie Citti-Ferreira-Alexandrovitch, Captain Dreyfus’ grandchildren, Théo Klein, Victor Klagsbald, Kyoko Lerner, Claire Maratier and the Fondation Kikoïne, Claude-Gérard Marcus, Inna Nahmias and her children in memory of Élie Nahmias, Abel Rambert, Gilbert Schil, M. and Mme Jean Schulman and Dora Szafran contributed decisively to the constitution of the collection. 

Major donors

Mme B.-P. Abravanel, Albert Allal, Jacques Benaïem, Hélène Bettan-Hamon, Guillaume Binder, M. Bloch, Yvonne Cavaillon, Guy Cohen, Mme Gueller-Muraour, the Kraemer family, Josette Lachkar, Lydie Lachenal, Jacques Lazarus, Ruben Lipchitz, Isaac Ninio, Maurice Nordmann, Marie Rebibo, Valérie Rodrigue, Gérard Silvain, Denise Solat, Clothilde Sotto and Galerie Soustiel made major donations. 

Donors

The museum also benefited from the generosity of Pierre Abensur, Mme Abitteboul, Isabelle Aboulker, Danièle Adam-Braun, Ora Adler, Rebecca Akrich, Jules Ankri, Marianne Aron, Artis-Contemporary Israeli Art Fund, Sarah Assidon-Pinson, Rachel Attias, Dinah Azoulay, Judith Bartolani, Dr Bauer, Pierre-René Bauquis, André Beckouche, Marcel Bénichou, Serge Bensaïd, the Bensimhon family, Carole Benzaken, Liliane Benzimra, Geneviève Bessis, Fernand Bibas, Élisabeth Bizouard-Reicher, Arsène Bonafous-Murat, Fred and Gaby Bonan, Gérard Bonn, Philippe Boutibonnes, the Brazzola family, M. Brestovski, Jean Carasso, Jean Chauvelin, Meyer Chekroun, M. Chirita, Edith Chomentowski, Léon Chouraqui, Arielle Cohen, Lise Cohen, Emma and Philippe Cohen, Gilles Desplas, Doda Conrad, Paul Curtz, Rose Dari, Françoise Darmon, Joseph Dobrinsky, André Eidelman, Sophie Elbaz, Aline Emsalem, Hilde Frank, Jacqueline Frydman, Mme Furmansky, Paulette Garçon, Gérard Garouste, Sabine Gartner-Bromberg, Mme Gaullier, Mme Gegenbach, Philippe Ginsburger, Daniel Gouget, Lucie Grincager, Antoine Grumbach, Claudie Guggenheim, Sete Guetta, Mireille and Raphaël Hadas-Lebel, Francis Harburger, Sylvie Harburger, Anne-Valérie Hash, Daniel Hassine, Maurice Hasson, Marie-Claude Haymann, Sandra Hegedus Mulliez, Enrico Isacco, the Justman-Tamir family, Annie Kamoun, Lazare Kaplan, the children of the late Chief Rabbi and Mme Jacob Kaplan, Michelle Kapnist, Mikhail Karasik, Tuvia Karmel, Claude Kelman, Olga Klein-Astrachan, Serge Klugman, Olivier Kraemer, Abram Krol, Moshe Kupferman, Librairie Henri Laffitte, Jean-Claude Lalou, Michèle Lartigue, Jean Levantal, Julien Lévy, Thérèse Lubitsch, Lolay Mann, Muriel Massin, Annie Meyer, Jean Nakache, Michel Nedjar, Patricia Newcomer, Michel Nitabah, Jacques and Myriam Ohana, One for All Artists Gallery, Florence Oualid, Jacob Oliel, Itiel Pann, Guy Perelman, Olivier Philippe, Sandrine and Lionel Pissaro, Cécile Reims, M. and Mme Isaac Revah, Édouard Roditi, Sir Nathaniel de Rothschild, Myriam and Jacques Salomon, Natalie Seroussi, Mr and Mrs Sicsu-Gabison, Suzanne Sigal, the Sildorex-Lurex company, Mme Soubielle, Lucien Steinberg, Monique Taieb, Maurice Tapiero, Simone Teboul, Tereska Torres-Levin, Jacques and Esther Topiol, Dominique Torres, Gabriel and Mikael Levin, Roman Totenberg, Claudine Touitou, M. and Mme Ulmann, Anna Vilner, Gérard Wahl-Boyer, Jeanine Warnod, Max Wechsler, Dominique Weill, Olivier Yavchitz, Yankel, Paul Yattah, Mme Yontan, Boris Zaborov, the descendants of the Zadoc Kahn and Bruhl families, Pierre Salomon Zermati, Maurice Zytnicki.

The mahJ also expresses its gratitude to all the donors who for fifty years contributed to the development of the collections of the mahJ’s predecessor, the musée d'Art juif de Paris.

Helmar Lerski subscription

In 2015 the mahJ succeeded in acquiring 435 photographs by Helmar Lerski (1871-1956) thanks to the 329 donors who contributed more than 100,000 €.

See the list of the Lerski subscription donors