Fifty Treasures. Judaica & Hebraica from Bay Area Collections

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Author & Curator

Joseph R. Goldyne.


San Francisco, Calif., USA, 1984. 119 pp., illustrations: 16 col., 34 b&w, 30.5 × 22.8 cm. English.


Jewish Community Museum, San Francisco (Opening: 10 October 1984)


One of the two inaugural exhibitions of the Jewish Community Museum of San Francisco. Presentation of a wide variety of artistic and historical works from local collections, which individually shed light on Jewish thought, history and ritual, and together demonstrate what treasures of Jewish culture are preserved in the San Francisco area. Foreword by Helaine Fortgang. Introduction to the exhibition and the new museum by Joseph R. Goldyne. Detailed descriptive entries. 50 items.


For the Museum’s other inaugural exhibition see #792.

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AmuletsCarpets/RugsChagall, MarcClocks/WatchesCoinsHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 17th–19th CHevra Kadisha beakers/glassesHistorical documentsJewish artistsKetubbotMedical diplomas, illuminatedMendelssohn, MosesMusicOppenheim, Moritz DanielPaintings, Eretz Israel/Holy LandPaintings, synagoguesPrints, Eretz Israel/Holy LandPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesShabbat lampsTabletops painted with Jewish themeTorah Ark curtainsTorah binders

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