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Synagogen in Berlin. Zur Geschichte einer zerstörten Architektur

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Translated title Synagogues in Berlin. On the History of a Destroyed Architecture
Editor

Rolf Bothe.

Curators

Rolf Bothe, Veronika Bendt.

Imprint

Berlin, Germany, 1983. 224 pp., 152 pp., illustrations: vol. 1: 93 col., 254 b&w; vol. 2: 84 col., 118 b&w, 30.5 × 22.5 cm. German.

ISBN

3922912044

Location

Berlin Museum (26 January–20 March 1983)

Description

A large documentary exhibition. Two-volume catalog by Rolfe Bothe and Hans Hirschberg, with historical essay by Harold Hammer-Schenk, and detailed entries on each synagogue. Volume 1 contains communal synagogues. Volume 2 focuses on synagogues of organizations. Individual sections on “Die Bedeutung der Orgel in Berliner Synagogen” [The Significance of the Organ in Berlin Synagogues] (Hans Hirschberg, vol. 1, pp. 183–196), “Die Sabbatfeier und ihre ‘Heiligen Geräte’ (Kle Hakoddesch)” [The Sabbath Celebration and its ‘Holy Equipment’ (Ceremonial Objects)] (Veronika Bendt, vol. 1, pp. 197–224), and “Die Synagogen unter dem Nationalsozialismus” [The Synagogue Under National Socialism] (Veronika Bendt, vol. 2, pp. 49–123). Well-illustrated. No itemized listing.

main keywords

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