Perspectives on Jewish Messianism. An Exhibition of Rare Books and Manuscripts from the Judaica Collections of the Columbia University Libraries. April 13–24, 1981

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Author & Curator

Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi.


New York City, USA, 1981. Booklet, 36 pp., illustrations: 19 b&w, 25.4 × 19 cm. English.


Columbia University, Low Memorial Library (13–24 April 1981)


An exhibition that accompanied a conference on Jewish Messianism. Text provides a detailed survey of Jewish Messianic beliefs: sources, symbols, trends and central figures. Material divided into 9 sections, including The Restored Temple as Symbol of Messianic Hope, Messianism in Jewish Liturgy, Menasseh ben Israel, An Apostate Messiah, and a Heterodox Philosopher, etc. Each section with introduction and detailed listing of exhibits by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi. 66 items.

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HaggadotHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew printersKetubbotMohel booksNatan of GazaPrayerbooks/MahzorsTemple of Jerusalem in art/architecture

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Conference schedule, leaflet, 4 pp., 1 b&w illus., 24.7 × 18.4 cm.

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