Ausstellung: Spurensuche—Jüdisches Leben in Bochum / kultischer Teil. Vom religiösen Leben der Juden. Zur Gestaltung der Vitrinen

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Translated title Exhibition: Search for Traces—Jewish life in Bochum / religious section. Religious Life of the Jews. List of items in vitrines

Bochum, Germany, 1997. 2 pp., no illustrations, 29.7 × 21 cm. German.


Evangelische Stadtakademie Bochum (November 1997–June 1998)


Three centuries of Jewish life in Bochum, presented in three parts. The first section illuminated the Jewish community’s contribution to the city’s economic, social, political and cultural life, and its destruction during the Holocaust. The second part focused on Jewish religious life, presenting objects and writings related the Torah, prayer, the Sabbath, holidays and life cycle events. The final section featured a photo series by photographer Dirk Vogel, illustrating Jewish life today.


The exhibition was a joint project of the Evangelische Stadtakademie and the Jüdische Gemeinde Bochum-Herne-Hattingen.

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BesamimCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah boards/platesChallah coversDreidelsEtrog containersGermanyHanukkah lampsHavdalah candleholdersKiddush cupsOmer calendarsPesach platesPrayerbooks/MahzorsPurim platesRosh Hashanah honey dishesScrolls of EstherScrolls of Esther, miniatureShabbat cloths/tableclothsShana Tova greeting cardsTassTorah (scroll)Torah mantlesTu B’Shevat platesTu B’Shevat tzedakah boxesTzedakah boxes/containersYad

Second showing

Evangelische Stadtakademie Bochum (25 October 2007–1 February 2008) celebrating the inauguration of the Bochum Synagogue.

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