Die Welt der Jüdischen Postkarten. The World of Jewish Postcards

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Bernhard Purin.


Vienna, Austria, 2002. Leaflet, 4 pp., illustrations: 9 col., 21 × 10 cm. German and English.


Jüdisches Museum Wien (30 June–29 September 2002)


Traveling exhibition of Jewish postcards from the turn of the 20th C, showing a variety of topics: synagogues, Jewish customs, portraits of famous personalities, cards sent from the Front by Jewish soldiers during the First World War, and Zionist themes. Includes images of ceremonial objects. No itemized listing.

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minor keywords

CemeteriesEretz IsraelGermanyJudaica exhibitions, pre-World War II (photographs of)Junker, HermannLilien, Ephraim M.Oppenheim, Moritz DanielPortraits, rabbisShana Tova greeting cardsWorld War I

Other venue

Jüdisches Museum Franken, Fürth und Schnaittach, Germany (17 October 2001–2 March 2002)

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Related publication

Purin, Bernhard, Die Welt der Jüdischen Postkarten, 2001. Book that accompanied the exhibition, authored by the exhibition’s curator. Mostly pictorial, with short introductory texts on each of the seven divisions: Jewish holidays, Jewish life, Synagogues, Portraits, Jewish antiquities (including images of early Judaica exhibition spaces), Jewish soldiers and Eretz Israel.

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