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‮מדור לדור‬‎ Midor Ledor. Di Generazione in Generazione. Vita e Cultura Ebraica nel Veneto

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Translated title From Generation to Generation. Jewish Life and Culture in Venice
Curators

Amos Luzzatto, Achille Viterbo.

Imprint

Teolo, Italy, 1988. 238 pp. (pp. 93–223 pls.), illustrations: 144 col., 28 × 21 cm. Italian.

ISBN

8885931138

Location

Abbazia di Praglia (1988)

Description

A monumental catalog on Venetian Jewish life. Eight in-depth essays cover: the history of Jewish settlement in the Veneto, Jewish culture and tradition, the Jewish life cycle, the Jewish holiday cycle, Hebrew books, Eretz Israel, messianic belief, and the highlight of the exhibition: a unique set of wooden sukkah panels from 18th-century Italy. Each of the ten panels shows an elaborately-painted biblical scene. Illustrated with more than 100 full-page color plates. Descriptive entries. 142 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSBIBLICAL IMAGESPAINTINGSPRINTED BOOKSSUKKAH, MURALED WALL PANELSSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTSVENICE

minor keywords

AmuletsBesamimBook bindingsChuppahCircumcision garmentsCircumcision implements/objectsElijah’s chairHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 17th–19th CHistorical documentsItalyKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMedical diplomas, illuminatedMezuzah casesOmer calendarsPaintings, biblical imagesPesach platesPesach towel coversPurim platesReader’s deskRimmonimRimmonim casesScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsShabbat platesShiviti plaques, paperShtendersTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah ArksTorah mantlesTorah wrappers, ItalianTzedakah boxes/containersYad

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