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The Jews of Ethiopia. A People in Transition

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

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Curator

Natalia Berger.

Co-curator

Kay Kaufman Shelemay.

Imprint

Tel Aviv, Israel, 1986. 95 pp., illustrations: 34 col., 77 b&w, 27 × 21 cm. English.

Location

Beit Hatfutsot (1986)

Description

A largely documentary exhibition, with numerous photographs from Beit Hatfutsot’s archives. Five catalog essays on: the history of Ethiopian Jewry (Steven Kaplan), the activities of Jacques Faitlovitch, researcher and advocate of Ethiopian Jews (Itzhak Grinfeld), memories of an Ethiopian youth in Israel (Yona Bogale), the Beta Israel community in 20th-century Ethiopia (Kay Shelemay), and the Ethiopian presence in Israel (Chaim Rosen). No itemized listing.

main keywords

ETHIOPIAHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPHOTOGRAPHS

minor keywords

AmuletsEretz IsraelJewelrySoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogue textilesWomen’s handicrafts

Other venue

Jewish Museum New York, New York City, USA.

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