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A Tale of Two Cities. Jewish Life in Frankfurt and Istanbul 1750–1870

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Editor

Estelle Whelan.

Curator

Vivian B. Mann.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1982. 168 pp., illustrations: 8 col., 79 b&w, 27.9 × 21.6 cm. English.

ISBN

0873340167

Location

Jewish Museum New York (20 September 1982–30 October 1983)

Description

An exploration of the similarities and differences between two diaspora communities—one Ashkenazic, the other Sephardic. Introduction by Vivian B. Mann, followed by two historical essays on the Jews of Frankfurt (Robert S. Liberles) and the Jews of Istanbul (Joseph Hacker). Complete list of exhibits, with detailed, in-depth descriptions. 211 items.

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