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Vierhundert Jahre Juden in Hamburg. Eine Ausstellung des Museums für Hamburgische Geschichte vom 8. November 1991 bis 29. März 1992

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Translated title 400 Years of Jews in Hamburg. An Exhibition of the Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte from 8 November 1991 til 29 March 1992
Editor & Curator

Ulrich Bauche.

Imprint

Hamburg, Germany, 1991. vol. 1 (of 3), 557 pp., illustrations: 26 col., ca. 400 b&w, 23 × 16.1 cm. German.

ISBN

3926174315

Location

Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte (8 November 1991–29 March 1992)

Description

A monumental exhibition and catalog on the history, religion, culture, art, science, politics, business and daily life of Hamburg Jews. Exhibits displayed in 8 categories focusing on: Religion and Jewish Life (Synagogue, Holidays and Life Cycle); the Sephardic-Portuguese Jews in Hamburg; the Ashkenazi Jews in Altona-Hamburg-Wandsbek; the Road to Equality following the Napoleonic Occupation; Search for Identity during the Wilhelmine Empire; Recognition and Risk during World War I and the Weimar Republic; Disempowerment, Robbery, Expulsion and Murder in the Nazi State; and Survivors and Rebuilding of the Jewish Community. Each section with introductory texts and extensive catalog entries for each exhibit. All exhibits pictured. 357 items.

main keywords

ALTONACEREMONIAL OBJECTSHAMBURGHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSHOLOCAUSTJEWISH ARTISTSPAINTINGSPORTRAITSPRINTSSYNAGOGUESTOMBSTONESWANDSBEK

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsBesamimBezalel Art SchoolCalendarsChallah coversChallah knivesCircumcision implements/objectsCircumcision Torah Ark curtainsCoinsCostumeDamascene workElijah’s chairEtrog containersFaience wareGermanyHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsHanukkah lamps, synagogueHavdalah platesHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHeine, HeinrichHistorical photographsJoseph ben David of Leipnik (scribe-artist)Keter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMaps, Holy LandMedalsMendelssohn, MosesMezuzah casesMizrachMontefiore, MosesNeedlework/EmbroideryNer TamidOppenheim, Moritz DanielPaintings, Jewish figuresPaintings, synagoguesPesach platesPidyon ha-Ben platesPortraits, husband-wife pendantsPortraits, rabbisPostersPrinted booksPrints, antisemiticPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPrints, Jewish figuresPrints, Jewish homes/residencesPrints, synagoguesPrints, TempleRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesSeals/Stamps, communityShabbat lampsShabbetai TsviShana Tova greeting cardsSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogues, architectural plansSynagogues, GermanySynagogues, HamburgSynagogues, models/reconstructionsTassTemple of Jerusalem in art/architectureTemple of Jerusalem modelsTombstones, ancientTombstones, GermanyTombstones, HamburgTorah Ark curtainsTorah ArksTorah Arks, miniatureTorah bindersTorah mantlesTzedakah boxes/containersUri Feibush ben Isaac Segal (scribe-artist)WarsawWedding ringsWriting implementsYadYahrzeit/Memorial lampsZionism

Related publications

Herzig, Arno and Saskia Rohde (eds.), Die Juden in Hamburg 1590 bis 1990. Wissenschaftliche Beiträge der Universität Hamburg zur Ausstellung “Vierhundert Jahre Juden in Hamburg” [The Jews in Hamburg 1590 til 1990. Scientific Contributions of the University of Hamburg for the Exhibition “Four Hundred Years of Jews in Hamburg”], 1991 (= vol. 2), with 49 essays on the Jews of Hamburg, presented in 8 categories: Historical Overview, Community-Communal Life, Jewish Women, Art-Culture-Science, Socio-Economics, Persecution-Annihilation, Neighborhoods, and Renewal after 1945. Individual topics include: Hamburg Synagogues 1680–1943 (Saskia Rhode), a Torah Ark curtain donated by Moses Mendelssohn (Hermann Simon), and Jewish artists in National Socialism (Maike Bruhns); Die Synagoge an der Elbstraße und die Synagoge an den Kohlhöfen. Eine Rekonstruktion in Zeichnungen [The Synagogue on the Elbstraße and the Synagogue in Kohlhöfen. A Reconstruction in Drawings] (Saskia Rohde), 1991 (= vol. 3), with essay on each synagogue; Rudolph, Kornelia, Kurzführer durch die Ausstellung. Vierhundert Jahre Juden in Hamburg 8. November 1991–29. März 1992 [Brief Guide to the Exhibition. Four Hundred Years of Jews in Hamburg 8 November 1991–29 March 1992], 1991. Room-by-room guide to exhibition: Room 110 (Jewish artists), Room 108 (Solomon’s Temple), Room 130 (Solidarity with the Holy Land; Religion and Jewish Life, Sephardic Jews in Hamburg), Room 158 (Hamburg’s Jewish history, 17th C—Weimar Republic), Room 156 (Holocaust period and the destruction of Hamburg Jewry) and Room 155 (post-Holocaust revival of Hamburg’s Jewish community), with explanatory texts and references to specific items; Louven, Astrid, Vierhundert Jahre Juden in Hamburg. Programm der Gedenkveranstaltungen [Four Hundred Years of Jews in Hamburg. Program of Commemorative Events], 1991. List of programs, lectures and other exhibitions associated with the exhibition.

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