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Encounters with the “Holy Land”. Place, Past and Future in American Jewish Culture

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Editors & Curators

Jeffrey Shandler, Beth S. Wenger.

Imprint

Philadelphia, Pa., USA, 1997. 104 pp., illustrations: 7 col., 34 b&w, 25.5 × 20.4 cm. English.

ISBN

1891507001

Location

National Museum of American Jewish History (23 January–5 July 1998)

Description

The place of the Holy Land and Zionism in the thoughts and lives of American Jews. Three essays on: the Holy Land in American Jewish Imagination (Jeffrey Shandler and Beth S. Wenger), Celebrating Zion in America (Arthur A. Goren), and Jews and the Holy Land at World’s Fairs (Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett). Includes a small selection of objects from the Bezalel art school, a few other Judaica items (most listed on p. 92), and a variety of souvenirs, photographs and printed books. Basic checklist. 374 (unnumbered) items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSERETZ ISRAELHISTORICAL DOCUMENTSHOLY LAND SOUVENIRSPHOTOGRAPHSPRINTED BOOKSUNITED STATESZIONSIM

minor keywords

AmuletsArchaeological findsBags of earth from the Holy LandBesamimBet SheanBezalel Art SchoolBook bindingsCarpets/RugsCostumeDolls/PuppetsHaggadotHamsasHanukkah lampsHerzl, TheodoreHistorical photographsHoly Land souvenirs, olive woodHoly Land travelogues/itinerariesJewelryJewish National FundJudaica exhibitions, pre-World War II (photographs of)Maps, Holy LandMaps, JerusalemMedalsMizrachMusicOil lamps, ancientPaintings, Eretz Israel/Holy LandPesach platesPlaying cardsPostage stampsPostcardsPostersPrints, TempleScrolls of Esther, casesShana Tova greeting cardsTemple of Jerusalem in art/architectureTemple of Jerusalem modelsTile decorationsTzedakah boxes/containers

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