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Miriam’s Cups. Drawing from the Source: Miriam, Women’s Creativity and New Ritual

in Catalog of Catalogs Online

(132 words)

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1997. 76 pp., illustrations: 71 b&w, 28 × 14 cm. English.

Location

HUC-JIR Museum, New York (16 March–30 April 1997)

Description

An examination of a new, feminist Judaica object that has emerged as a symbol of Miriam and her importance as a source of sustenance and spirit for the Jewish people. Two essays describe and discuss this new ceremonial object, its origins, the ritual in which it operates, and its context in the history of Jewish creativity. Cups of more than 70 international female artists, created at the invitation of Ma’ayan: the Jewish Women’s Project, are presented according to medium. Brief remarks from the artists. 71 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS, CONTEMPORARY/MODERNFEMALE ARTISTSMIRIAM’S CUP

minor keywords

Pesach cups

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