Zwischen Ost und West. Galizische Juden und Wien

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Translated title Between East and West. Galician Jews and Vienna
Editor & Curator

Gabriele Kohlbauer-Fritz.


Vienna, Austria, 2000. 160 pp., illustrations: 36 col., 34 b&w, 28 × 22.5 cm. German.




Jüdisches Museum Wien (7 November 2000–18 February 2001)


The migrations of Eastern European Jews to Vienna during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, and the effects (both positive and negative) of this “foreign” influx on both the immigrants and the local Jewish population. 9 essays on various topics, including “Des Baalschems Toraschrein” [The Baal Shem Tov’s Torah Shrine] (Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek). Detailed descriptive entries of 34 items.

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Antisemitic images/objectsAustriaBa’al Shem TovBesamimGottlieb, MaurycyHanukkah lampsHistorical documentsHistorical photographsHoly Land souvenirs, olive woodKaufmann, IsidorKeter TorahMicrographyPostcardsPrinted booksScrolls of Esther, casesShmirotSterntichlSynagogues, models/reconstructionsTassTefillin boxesTorah Ark curtainsYad

Related ephemera

Postcard announcing the exhibition’s opening, 1 col. illus., 10 × 21 cm; Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 9 col. illus., 21 × 10 cm.

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