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Geschichten von Gegenständen. Judaika aus dem Beziehungsraum der Hohenemser Juden. The Gross Family Collection, Tel Aviv. Jewish Ritual Objects and the Stories They Tell. Artefacts in the Gross Family Collection, Tel Aviv, Pertaining to the Cultural World of the Jews of Hohenems

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Editor

Eva Grabherr.

Curators

Emile G.L. Schrijver, Annette Weber.

Collection

Gross Family Collection.

Imprint

Hohenems, Austria, 1994. 184 pp., illustrations: 15 col., 32 b&w, 16.5 × 11.7 cm. German, with English abstract.

ISBN

3901168036

Location

Jüdisches Museum Hohenems (17 June–15 August 1994)

Description

The cultural origins and spiritual environment of Hohenem’s Jewish community, illustrated by ceremonial objects from the Gross Family Collection. Introduction by the collector (William L. Gross). Essays on the nature of the Hohenems Jewish Museum and its current exhibition (Eva Grabherr), the ceremonial objects displayed and how they reflect the community’s rich cultural environment (Annette Weber), and the history of Hebrew books produced in the cultural atmosphere of Hohenem’s Jewish community (Emile Schrijver). Full-page catalog entries comprise the bulk of the catalog. Descriptive entries. 47 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSHOHENEMSPRINTED BOOKSTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

AlsaceAmuletsAustriaBesamimBook bindingsGermanyHaggadotHanukkah lampsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CKiddush cupsLevite setsMizrachPapercutsPesach platesPesach towel coversRimmonimScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsSukkah decorationsTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersViennaYad

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 5 col illus., 21 × 9.5 cm; Invitation to exhibition opening, folded card, 1 col. illus., 16 × 16 cm.

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