Jews in Germany under Prussian Rule

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Editor & Curator

Roland Klemig.


Berlin, Germany, 1984. 130 pp., illustrations: 1 col., 150 b&w, 30.5 × 29 cm. English.




Jewish Community Center Detroit-West Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Mich., USA (3 March–7 April 1984)


A traveling photographic exhibition from Berlin on the history of German Jewry, from the Middle Ages until the Holocaust. Chronological and thematic survey, with emphasis on the near-constant presence of antisemitism throughout the centuries. Brief texts on numerous topics, including the origins of Berlin Jewry, Tolerance and Privileges, the Enlightenment, Salons, Emancipation, the Textile Industry, German Zionism, Musicians, Artists and Architects, Sports, the Holocaust, etc. illustrated by more than 1000 photographs.


This condensed catalog was produced for the exhibition’s tour in the United States. For a complete listing of the exhibition’s material and its extensive travel history in Germany and London, see #662

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minor keywords

BerlinHistorical photographsHolocaustMendelssohn, MosesPaintingsPortraitsPrayers for the sovereignPrintsSalonsSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagoga & EcclesiaZionism

Other venues

Jewish Community Center of Greater Minneapolis (Sabes JCC), Minn., USA (21 April–28 May 1984); University of Pittsburgh, Pa., USA (3 June–5 July 1984); Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., USA (8 November–23 December 1984); University of Illinois at Chicago, Ill., USA (2 January–3 February 1985); Jewish Museum San Francisco, Calif., USA (9 May–15 August 1985); Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Los Angeles, Calif., USA (5 October–26 December 1985); Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis., USA (5 January–4 February 1986); Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass., USA (2 April–30 May 1986); Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, Pa., USA (23 October–30 November 1986); New York Public Library, New York City, USA (25 June–30 August 1987)

Other edition

German edition #662

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