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Jews of Many Lands

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Author & Curator

Helen Light.

Imprint

Melbourne, Australia, 1987. Booklet, 24 pp., illustrations: 12 b&w, 24.8 × 25.8 cm. English.

ISBN

0959593795

Location

Jewish Museum of Australia (September 1987–February 1988)

Description

A wide variety of objects from Jewish communities throughout the world, intended to demonstrate both the unity and diversity of the Jewish people. The first half of the exhibition focused on unity, with sections on Torah, Talmud, Daily Worship, The Synagogue, Holidays, and Festivals. The second half illustrated diversity through sections on individual countries, including England, Germany, Morocco, and Kurdistan. Brief introductory texts to each section. Basic descriptions. 182 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBukharaCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah coversCircumcision implements/objectsClocks/WatchesCostumeEastern EuropeEnglandEtrog containersGermanyGreeceHaggadotHanukkah lampsKetubbotKiddush cupsMezuzah casesMizrachMoroccoPesach platesPrinted booksReader’s desk coversRimmonimRosewater containersScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsSynagoguesTalit bagsTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTorah bindersTorah casesTorah mantlesTunisiaTurkeyTzedakah boxes/containersYadYemen

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