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Getting Comfortable in New York. The American Jewish Home, 1880–1950.

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Editors & Curators

Jenna Weissman Joselit, Susan L. Braunstein.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1990. 110 pp., illustrations: 104 b&w, 28 × 21.6 cm. English.

ISBN

10873340655

Location

Jewish Museum New York (16 September–15 November 1990)

Description

The home, and the objects within it, as a reflection of Jewish acculturation in America during this period. Foreword by Joan Rosenbaum. Three catalog essays: “A Personal Reminiscence” (Irving Howe), “ ‘A Set Table’: Jewish Domestic Culture in the New World 1880–1950” (Jenna Weissman Joselit), and “Kitchen Judaism” (Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett). Exhibition checklist of Jewish Museum objects. Basic entries. 58 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSPHOTOGRAPHSUNITED STATES

minor keywords

Bar/Bat MitzvahBesamimCandlesticks/CandelabraCookbooks/RecipesCostumeGames/ToysHanukkah lampsHistorical photographsKetubbotKiddush cupsNew York CityPesach platesPrinted booksShana Tova greeting cardsTefillin bagsWriting implementsYahrzeit/Memorial plaques/sheets

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