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‮ראה וקדש‬‎ “See and Sanctify”. Exploring Jewish Symbols

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(185 words)

Curator

Moshe Davidowitz.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1979. Booklet, 64 pp., illustrations: 47 b&w, 24.3 × 21.7 cm. English, with title also in Hebrew.

Location

Yeshiva University Museum (23 June–28 October 1979)

Description

Eight symbols ubiquitous in Jewish art. Each symbol (gateway, menorah, decalogue, Torah, Crown of Torah, Magen David, Jerusalem, and the Hebrew alphabet) discussed and illustrated by a variety of objects on which it appears. Short descriptive entries. 172 items.

main keywords

ALPHABET, HEBREWCEREMONIAL OBJECTSDECALOGUE IN ARTGATEWAY AS SYMBOLJERUSALEM AS SYMBOLJEWISH SYMBOLS/THEMESMAGEN DAVID AS SYMBOLMENORAH AS SYMBOLPAINTINGSPRINTED BOOKSSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsChildren’s booksCoats of ArmsDrawings/SketchesHaggadotHanukkah lampsHoly Land souvenirsKeter TorahMizrachOil lamps, ancientPaintingsPaintings, Eretz Israel/Holy LandPapercutsPesach platesPlatesPostcardsPrints, Eretz Israel/Holy LandRimmonimSeals/Stamps, ancientSeals/Stamps, personalShabbat cloths/tableclothsShabbat lampsShana Tova greeting cardsStained glassTalit neckbandTapestriesTassTemple of Jerusalem modelsTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTorah casesTorah mantlesYad

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