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Treasures of Dubrovnik

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Curators

Gabriel M. Goldstein, Bonni-Dara Michaels.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1999. Booklet, 38 pp., illustrations: 20 b&w, 28 × 21.5 cm. English.

ISBN

0945447108

Location

Yeshiva University Museum (May 1994–December 1995)

Description

The catalog was issued four years after the exhibition.

Description

Torah ornaments, synagogue textiles, and other treasures from the Dubrovnik community that were sent to America for safe-keeping during the Yugoslav civil war. Three catalog essays on the Jews of Dubrovnik (Barisa Krekic), the ritual textiles (Désirée Koslin), and an early Torah Scroll from the Dubrovnik Synagogue (Chaim Chernoff). Descriptive entries. 50 items.

main keywords

DUBROVNIKSYNAGOGUE TEXTILESTORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

Book bindingsHanukkah lampsHistorical documentsKeter TorahMontefiore, MosesReader’s desk coversRimmonimSeals/Stamps, communitySynagogue lampsTassTorah Ark curtainsTorah bindersTorah mantlesTorah stavesYadYugoslavia

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet with introductory text on the synagogue objects (especially textiles) and the history of the Jews of Dubrovnik, 8 pp., 21.5 × 9 cm.

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