The Romance of Judaica

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Ronald Lubofsky.


Melbourne, Australia, 2000. 55 pp., illustrations: 12 col., 57 b&w, 29 × 21.5 cm. English.


Jewish Museum of Australia (18 June–27 September 2000)


Judaica objects from Melbourne and Sydney collections. Introduction by Ronald Lubofsky. Exhibits according to life cycle events, individual holidays, and other topics, such as amulets, synagogue, Australiana, and India. Descriptive, historical entries incorporate “stories” associated with the items, as well as recollections from the curator’s own experiences as a pulpit rabbi. 171 items.

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Afikoman covers/bagsAntisemitic images/objectsAustraliaBesamimBezalel Art SchoolBridal garmentsCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah coversChallah knivesCircumcision implements/objectsDamascene workElijah’s cupEtrog containersHamsasHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsHavdalah sets/compendiaIndiaJewelryKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMezuzah casesMontefiore, MosesPesach wine vesselsPorcelain figurinesPortraitsPrints, antisemiticPurim groggersRaban, Ze’evRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesScrolls of Esther, illuminatedShabbat lampsTalit neckbandTassTefillin casesTobacco/Snuff boxesTorah (scroll)Torah bindersTzedakah boxes/containersYadYahrzeit/Memorial lamps

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