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On Eagles’ Wings. A Decade of Collecting. The Saving of the Ark. Tenth Anniversary Exhibitions

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Curators

Linda Steinberg, Deenah Loeb.

Imprint

Philadelphia, Pa., USA, 1986. 96 pp., illustrations: 20 col., 40 b&w, 28 × 21.7 cm. English.

Location

National Museum of American Jewish History (1 June–31 December 1986)

Description

A two-part exhibition dedicated to Museum acquisitions and the conservation of an early-20th-century American Torah ark from Philadelphia (belonging to Congregation Shaarei Eli). Introduction to the exhibitions by Alice M. Greenwald. Two essays on “The Museum as Mirror” (Arthur Power Dudden), “On Eagles’ Wings: A Decade of Collecting” (Linda Steinberg) and “The Saving of the Ark” (Deenah Loeb). Descriptive entries. 203 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSCONGREGATION SHAARIE ELI, PHILADELPHIAHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPHOTOGRAPHSTORAH ARKS

minor keywords

Circumcision garmentsCookbooks/RecipesEtrog containersHaggadotHanukkah lampsKetubbotKiddush cupsMohel booksMusicNeedlework/EmbroideryOmer calendarsPesach platesPortraitsPostersPrinted booksPurim groggersShana Tova greeting cardsSynagogues, restoration/reclamationSynagogues, United StatesTheaterTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTorah Arks, fragmentsTzedakah boxes/containersSynagogues, United StatesUnited StatesYadZionism

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