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Jewish Threads in the Muslim Moroccan Tapestry

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(170 words)

Author & Curator

Ori Z. Soltes.

Imprint

Washington, D.C., USA, 1994. Booklet, 32 pp., illustrations: 14 col., 16.5 × 28 cm. English.

ISBN

188145617X

Location

B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum (1994)

Description

The history of Morocco’s Jews and the artistic and architectural language they share with Morrocco’s Muslim community. Includes brief essays on the Jews of Fez, Islamic art and architecture, Moroccan Islamic art, the cultural and spiritual synthesis of Moroccan Jews and Muslims, and an in-depth look at the Synagogue and the Mosque (Joal A. Zack). No itemized listing.

Description

The catalog also includes a second exhibition “Faces of Faith: Recent Works by Judy Fox, Simonida, and Mohamed Zakariya”, which examined representations of the sacred in works of a Jewish sculptress, a Christian painter and a Muslim calligrapher/illuminator. 16 pp., 6 col. illus.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSISLAMIC ARTMOROCCOSYNAGOGUESSYNAGOGUES, ARCHITECTURE

minor keywords

Hamsas, lamp hangersHanukkah lampsMagen David as symbolPapercutsSynagogue lampsSynagogues, MoroccoTorah Arks

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