‮יהודי ספרד באימפריה העות׳מאנית‬‎

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Esther Juhasz.


Miriam Russo-Katz.


Jerusalem, Israel, 1989. 280 pp., illustrations: 111 col., 268 b&w, 24.7 × 21.6 cm. Hebrew.


9652780758 (Hebrew edition); 9652780650 (English edition)


Israel Museum (17 May–22 October 1989)


A major exhibition and publication on Ottoman Jewry. Introduction by Rivka Gonen. Preface by Esther Juhasz. 10 essays describe the history of the Jews in this region, synagogues, cemeteries in Turkey, domestic and synagogue textiles, costume, jewelry, marriage, ketubbot, papercuts and childbirth. Most texts by Esther Juhasz, with others by Jacob Barnai, Mina Rosen, Miriam Russo-Katz and Shalom Sabar. No itemized listing.

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AmuletsBridal garmentsCarpets/RugsCemeteries, TurkeyCircumcision garmentsCircumcision implements/objectsDowry itemsEretz IsraelGreeceKeter TorahNeedlework/EmbroideryNer TamidPostcardsPrintsPrints, costumePortraitsRimmonimScrolls of Esther, illuminatedScrolls of Esther, rollersShiviti plaques, paperSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSukkah decorationsSynagogues, Ottoman EmpireSynagogues, TurkeyTalit bagsTassTombstones, TurkeyTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah casesTorah mantlesTzedakah boxes/containersWriting implementsYugoslavia

Other venue

Jewish Museum New York, New York City, USA (Spring 1990)

Related publications

Juhasz, Esther (ed.), Osmanlı İmparatorluğundaki İspanyol Musevileri. Maddi Kültürlerinin Bazi Yönleri; Juifs sépharades de l’ Empire ottoman. Aperçu de la culture materielle [Sephardi Jews in the Ottoman Empire], 1989. Summaries of the exhibition catalog’s ten essays. Turkish and French editions.

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