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Morocco. Jews and Art in a Muslim Land

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Editor & Curator

Vivian B. Mann.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2000. 192 pp., illustrations: 147 col., 48 b&w, 28 × 24.7 cm. English.

ISBN

1858941105

Location

Jewish Museum New York (24 September 2000–11 February 2001)

Description

Jewish Morocco: its history, art, and intermingling of Jewish and Muslim culture and rituals. Introduction by Vivian B. Mann. Six essays, including: “Jewish Communities of Morocco” (Daniel J. Schroeter), “Customs of the Jews of Morroco” (Harvey E. Goldberg), “The Kabbalah in Morocco” (Moshe Idel), and “Memory, Mimesis, Realia” (on representations of Moroccan Jewry by European artists) (Vivian B. Mann). Exhibits presented according to artistic medium. Descriptive entries. 188 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSCOSTUMEJEWELRYKABBALAHMOROCCOPAINTINGSPHOTOGRAPHSPRINTED BOOKSTEXTILES

minor keywords

AmuletsAngels/DemonsCemeteries, MoroccoHamsasHanukkah lampsHistorical photographsKetubbotLilithMezuzah casesPaintings, Jewish figuresPapercutsPilgrimageRimmonimShabbat lampsShabbetai TsviSynagogue lampsTorah mantlesYad

Related ephemera

Invitation to exhibition reception and viewing, folded card, 1 col. illus., 17.6 × 12.6 cm.

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