‮תערוכה ״מחיי היהודים בעבר בגרמניה ואוסטריה״‬‎ Exhibition “From Jewish Life of Old in Germany and Austria”

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Edith Varga-Biro.


Haifa, Israel, 1974. Booklet, 40 pp., illustrations: 12 b&w, 17 × 3.5 cm. Hebrew and English.


Ethnological Museum and Folklore Archives (September 1974)


Ceremonial objects and works of art from Germany and Austria, intended to convey the “comparatively peaceful life” of these Jews before and during the period of the Emancipation. The exhibition’s first section presented objects of religious life, while the second recalled secular life through portraits, medals and other domestic items. Introductory essay by Edith Varga-Biro. Brief descriptive entries. 91 items.

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AmuletsBesamimBook bindingsCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah coversChallah knivesCostumeEtrog containersHaggadotHanukkah lampsHanukkah lamps, synagogueHavdalah candleholdersHavdalah platesHead coverings, men’sHevra Kadisha tzedakah boxesKiddush cupsKiddush jugs/decantersLevite setsMatzah covers/bagsMedalsMendelssohn, MosesMezuzah casesNeedlework/EmbroideryPesach cupsPesach platesPesach plates, 3-tieredPesach towel coversPrints, costumePrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPrints, Jewish sitesPrints, synagoguesRimmonimShabbat lampsShabbat platesTalit neckbandTankards/JugsTassTorah bindersTzedakah boxes/containersWedding ringsYadYom Kippur at Metz, wall hangingYom Kippur belt buckles

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