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Rites of Passage. Life Cycle of a Jew

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Curator

Rita Rosen Poley.

Sponsor

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Department of Urban Outreach.

Imprint

Philadelphia, Pa., USA, 1976. Booklet, 36 pp., no illustrations, 28 × 21.8 cm. English.

Location

YM & YWHA, Philadelphia (11 January–29 February 1976)

Description

Ceremonial objects illustrative of Jewish life cycle events: Birth, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Marriage, and Death and Mourning. Additional sections on the Home and Music for the life cycle. Extensive introductory and explanatory texts throughout. Detailed descriptive and historical entries. 44 items.

Description

The exhibition was one of a series of that focused on different ethnic groups in Philadelphia.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBridal/Wedding beltsCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah coversChuppahCircumcision cupsCircumcision garmentsCircumcision implements/objectsCircumcision tokensHead coverings, men’sHevra Kadisha tzedakah boxesKetubbotMezuzah casesMusicNer TamidPidyon ha-Ben coinsTalitTefillin casesTorah bindersWedding cupsWedding gifts (sivlonot)Wedding ringsYahrzeit bannersYahrzeit/Memorial lamps

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