Treasures of Jewish Galicia. Judaica from the Museum of Ethnography and Crafts in Lvov, Ukraine

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Editor & Curator

Sarah Harel-Hoshen.


Museum of Ethnography and Crafts, Lvov.


Tel Aviv, Israel, 1995. 195 pp., illustrations: 24 col., 112 b&w, 28.7 × 21.5 cm. English.




Beit Hatfutsot (July 1994–January 1995)


A second, expanded catalog for this exhibition on the life and history of Galician Jewry, viewed through the pre-World War II collections of Maksymilian Goldstein and the Lvov Jewish Community Museum. Ten in-depth essays on Galician Jewish history (Israel Bartal), the region’s synagogues (Sergei R. Kravtsov), the research and collection of Judaica in Lvov (Sarah Harel-Hoshen), the Jewish Art Collection of the Museum of Ethnography and Crafts in Lvov (Faina S. Petriakova), synagogue implements and Torah decorations (Chaya Benjamin), ceremonial textiles for the synagogue (Bracha Yaniv), carved wooden lecterns and Torah pointers (Zussia Efron), domestic ceremonial objects (Chaya Benjamin), domestic wall decorations and papercuts (Shalom Sabar), and schpanyer arbet (Esther Juhasz). Descriptive entries. 215 items.

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AmuletsBesamimBezalel Art SchoolBohemian glassBread, festiveBrusttichlCandlesticks/CandelabraEtrog containersEx LibrisFaience wareHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsHanukkah lamps, synagogueHead coverings, men’sHistorical photographsKeter TorahKiddush cupsLilien, Ephraim M.LvovJewish Community Museum, LvovMezuzah casesMizrachPesach platesPesach plates, 3-tieredPidyon ha-Ben platesPostersPurim platesShabbat lampsShavuot papercutsSterntichlSynagogue lampsSynagogues, GaliciaSynagogues, UkraineTalit neckbandTassTefillin casesTorah Ark curtainsTorah Ark valancesTorah mantlesUkraineWall sconcesWedding breads/pastriesWedding ringsYom Kippur belt buckles

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Catalog order form, 29.5 × 21 cm.

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Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa, Cracow, Poland (July–October 1993)

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original, Hebrew edition, 1994 [#1321]

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