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‮יהדות אלזאס. קהילה כפרית בין מסורת לאמנציפציה‬‎ Les Juifs d’ Alsace. Village, Tradition, Émancipation

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Translated title The Jews of Alsace. Village, Tradition, Emancipation
Editors

Ester Muchawsky-Schnapper, Efrat Carmon.

Curator

Ester Muchawsky-Schnapper.

Imprint

Jerusalem, Israel, 1991. 48 pp.*, 54 pp., 58 pp. (illus.), illustrations: 24 col., 92 b&w, 25 × 22 cm. Hebrew and French.

Location

965-278-141-x

Description

Israel Museum (December 1991–May 1992)

Description

Alsatian Jewish history and culture. The first of the Israel Museum’s ethonographic exhibitions to focus on a European Ashkenazic (vs. Asian or African) Jewish community. Preface by Rivka Gonen. Introduction to the exhibition by Ester Muchawsky-Schnapper. Seven additional essays on Alsatian Jewish history (Max Warschawski; Simon Schwarzfuchs), the spirit of Alsatian Judaism (André Neher), the Loeb-Picard family (Jean-Louis Loeb-Picard), the cattle-dealer as a symbol of Alsatian Jewry (Freddy Raphaël), Alsatian burial garments (Corinne Ze’evi-Weil), and representation of Jewish life in Alsace in the artworks of Alphonse Lévy. Basic entries. 71 items.

main keywords

ALSACECEREMONIAL OBJECTSCOSTUMEDEATH/MOURNINGFRANCELÉVY, ALPHONSEPHOTOGRAPHSPRINTSTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AmuletsDrawings/SketchesEruv containersGraphic artsHaggadotHanukkah lampsHavdalah candleholdersHead coverings, men’sHistorical documentsHistorical photographsKeter TorahLevite setsMezuzah casesMizrachPapercutsPesach platesPesach towel coversPortraitsPortraits, rabbisPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPrints, Jewish figuresPurim platesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedSeals/Stamps, personalShabbat lampsSynagogues, FranceTassTombstones, AlsaceTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTzedakah boxes/containersYad

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