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The Sephardic Journey 1492–1992

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Curators

Marc Angel, Shalom Sabar, Chaya Benjamin.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1992. 420 pp., illustrations: 19 col., 243 b&w, 24.7 × 17.3 cm. English.

ISBN

0945447043

Location

Yeshiva University Museum (13 November 1990–31 December 1992)

Description

Monumental catalog on the historical, spiritual, intellectual and material-cultural aspects of Sephardic Jewry. Introduction by Sylvia A. Herskowitz. Seven essays, including “The Majesty of Minhag: The Sanctity of Custom in Spanish and Portuguese Synagogues” (Solomon Gaon), “Manuscripts and Book Illustration Among the Sephardim Before and After the Expulsion” (Shalom Sabar) and “The Sephardic Journey—500 Years of Jewish Ceremonial Objects” (Chaya Benjamin). Complete listing of exhibits, according to geographical region: Spain and Portugal, Turkey and the Balkans, Middle East, North Africa, Western Europe, and the New World. Descriptive entries. 758 items.

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Exhibition leaflet, with introduction and brief overview of the geographical regions covered, 8 pp., 8 b&w illus., 28 × 10.8 cm.

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