Living in the Moment. Contemporary Artists Celebrate Jewish Time

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Laura Kruger, Judith S. Lucas.


New York City & Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 2000. Booklet, 48 pp., illustrations: 94 b&w, 27.5 × 21 cm. English.


HUC-JIR Museum, New York City (25 September 2000–29 June 2001)


Jewish ceremonial art created by 153 contemporary artists and craftsmen from around the world. Items presented according to artist, with personal commentaries on their work. The material was divided into two exhibitions which were shown simultaneously at HUC-JIR’s New York and Cincinnati campuses, in celebration of the Institute’s 125th anniversary. Circa 500 items.

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AmuletsBesamimCandlesticks/CandelabraChallah boards/platesChallah knivesChuppahCircumcision cupsDreidelsElijah’s chairElijah’s cupHand-washing vesselsHanukkah lampsHavdalah sets/compendiaIncantation bowlsKeter TorahKetubbotKiddush cupsLevite setsMatzah covers/bagsMezuzah casesMiriam’s cupMizrachNer TamidOmer calendarsPapercutsPesach platesPesach plates, 3-tieredPesach wine vesselsPurim groggersPurim platesRimmonimScrolls of Esther, casesShtendersSukkahTassTefillin casesTorah bindersTorah casesTorah mantlesTzedakah boxes/containersWedding cupsWedding platesWedding ringsYadYahrzeit candleholders

Other venue

HUC-JIR Skirball Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (15 October 2000–29 June 2001)

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