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Mappot … blessed be who comes. The Band of Jewish Tradition. Mappot … gesegnet, der da kommt. Das Band jüdischer Tradition

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Editors

Annette Weber, Evelyn Friedlander, Fritz Armbruster.

Imprint

Munich, Germany, 1997. 223 pp., illustrations: 29 col., 117 b&w, 21.5 × 29.5 cm. English and German.

ISBN

3929979381

Location

Prähistorische Staatssammlung München (16 May–14 September 1997)

Description

Catalog/book on all aspects of the Torah binder. Five sections on: the history of the Torah binders’ discovery in various places, the historical development of the Torah binder, related minhagim, the Torah binders’ cultural environment, conservation and techniques, and circumcision. Among the 22 essays are those on the Torah binder’s script (Emile G.L. Schrijver), illustrated Mohelbooks and circumcision liturgies (Eva Frojmovič), Torah binders from the Ichenhausen synagogue (Annette Weber), and embroidered Torah binders from Weyer in Hessen (Chana Safrai). Catalog material presented according to region and topics: Swabia, Alsace, Bohemia & Moravia, New Techniques, Jewish Life in Early Occident, Continuity of Symbols, Minhag Ashkenaz, The Life Cylce and its Rites. Detailed descriptive entries. 73 items.

main keywords

CIRCUMCISIONHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, BOHEMIA-MORAVIA & GERMANY, 17TH–19TH CHEBREW SCRIPTICHENHAUSENMOHEL BOOKSTORAH BINDERSWEYERSYNAGOGUES

minor keywords

AlsaceAmuletsBridal garmentsCalendarsChuppah stoneCircumcision implements/objectsCzech RepublicElijah’s chairFranconiaGermanyHead coverings, men’sHistorical documentsIchenhausen, genizahMackenheim, genizahSynagogues, GermanySynagogues, IchenhausenSwabiaWedding rings

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet for showing in Würzburg, 6 pp., 9 col., 4 b&w illus., 21 × 9.6 cm. German; Invitation to exhibition opening, leaflet, 4 pp., 4 col. illus., 21 × 15 cm. German; Invitation to exhibition, in Mitteilungen der Freunde der Bayerischen Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Nr. 83, May 1997, leaflet, 6 pp., 5 b&w illus., 21 × 14.7 cm. German; Exhibition leaflet for showing in Munich, 6 pp., 9 col., 4 b&w illus., 21 × 9.6 cm. German; Exhibition leaflet and invitation to exhibition opening for showing in Frankfurt, 6 pp., 9 col., 4 b&w illus., 21 × 9.6 cm. German; Catalog order form, leaflet, 4 pp., 1 b&w illus., 21 × 10 cm.

Other venues

Marmelsteiner Kabinett, Würzburg, Germany (1 October–30 November 1997); Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt, Germany (11 December 1997–1 March 1998)

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