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Past Perfect. The Jewish Experience in Early 20th Century Postcards

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Curators

Sharon Liberman Mintz, Elka Deitsch.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1997. 84 pp., illustrations: 167 col., 22.5 × 21 cm. English.

ISBN

0873340752

Location

Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (7 October–30 December 1997)

Description

Jewish postcards presented as documents of Jewish life, culture, & costume at the turn of the 20th C. Introductory essay on the history of the postcard in the general and Jewish world by Shalom Sabar. Material divided into 7 sections: New Year’s greetings, Sephardic Jews of North Africa and the Middle East, Ashkenazic Jews of Europe, Jews in World War I, Jews of Eretz Israel, Synagogues of the United States and Synagogues of Europe. Pull-out poster “Synagogues Around the World”, shows synagogues from America (above) and the rest of the world (below). Basic listing. 171 items.

main keywords

COSTUMEEUROPEPOSTCARDSSHANA TOVA GREETING CARDSSYNAGOGUESUNITED STATES

minor keywords

Eretz IsraelNorth AfricaSoldiers (Jewish) & related objectsSynagogues, United StatesWorld War I YemenZionism

Other venue

Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica, Temple Emanu-El, New York City, USA (13 November 2008–25 February 2009)

Catalog from other venue

#1947

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