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“Heilige Gemeinde Wien”. Judentum in Wien. Sammlung Max Berger

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Translated title “The Holy Community of Vienna”. Viennese Jewry. The Collection of Max Berger
Editors

Karl Albrecht-Weinberger, Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek.

Collection

Jüdisches Museum Wien, Max Berger Collection

Imprint

Vienna, Austria, 1987. 259 pp., illustrations: 77 col., 128 b&w, 27.5 × 21.5 cm. German.

Location

Historisches Museum der Stadt Wien (12 November 1987–5 June 1988)

Description

A major work on Viennese Jewish history, religion and culture, illustrated by objects from the collection of Max Berger, now housed at the Jewish Museum of Vienna. 22 essays on diverse historical and religious topics, including “Juden in der Avantgarde” [Jews in the Avant-Garde] (Hans Bisanz), and “Judentum in Kultur und Gesellschaft des Wiener Biedermeier” [Judaism in the Culture and Society of Viennese Biedermeier] (Susanne Walther). Catalog arranged according to: Torah ornaments and synagogue objects, Shabbat, individual holidays, life cycle events, Viennese Jewish history, Zionism, antisemitism, Jewish contributions to art, culture and science, and the future of the Viennese Jewish community. Descriptive entries by Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek. 1027 items.

main keywords

ANTISEMITIC IMAGES/OBJECTSAVANT-GARDECEREMONIAL OBJECTSPAINTINGSTORAH ORNAMENTSVIENNAZIONISM

minor keywords

AmuletsAustriaBesamimBridal/Wedding beltsCircumcision cupsCircumcision implements/objectsDreidelsHanukkah lampsHevra Kadisha pitchers/tankardsHistorical photographsKaufmann, IsidorKeter TorahKiddush cupsLevite setsMedalsNer TamidOppenheim, Moritz DanielPaintings, biblical imagesPesach platesPidyon ha-Ben platesPorcelain figurinesPortraits, rabbisPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesRimmonimShabbat lampsShiviti plaques, woodSynagogues, AustriaTankards/JugsTassTefillin casesTobacco/Snuff boxesTorah ArksTorah mantlesYadYahrzeit/Memorial lamps

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