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Synagogues in Germany. A Virtual Reconstruction

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Imprint

Tel Aviv, Israel, 2004. 158 pp., illustrations: 142 col., 47 b&w, 32 × 24.2 cm. English.

ISBN

3764370300

Location

Beit Hatfutsot (Opening: 24 February 2004)

Description

Computer-generated reconstructions of German synagogues destroyed during Kristallnacht. Catalog with 4 essays, including two on: the history of Jewish religious architecture (Marc Grellert), and an introduction to German synagogues (Salomon Korn). Reconstructions presented according to city, each with introductory text on the building’s history. Exhibition (from Bonn, Germany) divided into three sections: 1. historical introduction to the process of discrimination and social ostracism of the Jews, which culminated in Kristallnacht, 2. photographic documentation of the synagogues’ destruction process, 3. virtual tours inside the synagogue reconstructions.

main keywords

ANTISEMITIC IMAGES/OBJECTSBERLINCOLOGNEDORTMUNDDRESDENFRANKFURT AM MAINGERMANYHANOVERKAISERSLAUTERNKRISTALLNACHTLEIPZIGMUNICHNUREMBERGPHOTOGRAPHSPLAUENSYNAGOGUESSYNAGOGUES, ARCHITECTURAL PLANSSYNAGOGUES, ARCHITECTURESYNAGOGUES, MODELS/RECONSTRUCTIONS

minor keywords

Historical photographsSynagogues, BerlinSynagogues, CologneSynagogues, DortmundSynagogues, DresdenSynagogues, Frankfurt am MainSynagogues, GermanySynagogues, HanoverSynagogues, KaiserslauternSynagogues, LeipzigSynagogues, MunichSynagogues, NurembergSynagogues, Plauen

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 12 pp., 8 col. illus., 21 × 10 cm.

Other venue

Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany (2000)

Catalog from other venue

#1598

Companion DVD

Synagogen in Deutschland. Eine Virtuelle Rekonstruktion. Synagogues in Germany. A Virtual Reconstruction.

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