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The Eternal Flame

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Imprint

Melbourne, Australia, 1985. Booklet, 16 pp., illustrations: 10 b&w, 20.8 × 21 cm. English.

Location

Jewish Museum of Australia (4 December 1985–20 April 1986)

Description

The recurring symbolism of the flame in Jewish history, and the ceremonial objects that stem from it. Brief remarks on Shabbat, Havdalah, the Ner Tamid, the Menorah, the Holocaust Martyr, the Feast of Hanukkah, etc. connect these themes and their objects with biblical, liturgical and other written sources. Descriptive entries. 114 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSLAMPSLIGHT IN JEWISH ART

minor keywords

BesamimBiblical imagesCandlesticks/CandelabraHanukkah lampsHavdalah sets/compendiaHolocaustMenorah as symbolMizrachNer TamidOil lamps, ancientShabbat lampsTassYahrzeit/Memorial lamps

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