Traces juives au pays d’ Arlon (XIXe–XXe siècles)

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Translated title Jewish Traces in Arlon (19th–20th C)

Pierre Hannick, Jean-Marie Triffaux, Roland Yande.


Arlon, Belgium, 2005. Booklet, 143 pp., illustrations: 59 col., 29 b&w, 24 × 16 cm. French, with summaries of essays in English, German and Dutch.


Musée Gaspar (22 October 2005–16 April 2006)


Historical overview of the Jews of Arlon, with essays on: Judaism, the Jewish holidays, the Jewish community of Arlon during the 19th C (Angélique Burnotte), the construction and financing of the local synagogue and cemetery (Pierre Hannick), Arlon’s Jews during World War II (Jean-Marie Triffaux), and the partial restoration of the city’s cemetery (Philippe Pierret). Exhibition checklist with brief descriptions. 141 items.

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BelgiumBesamimCandlesticks/CandelabraCemeteries, ArlonCemeteries, BelgiumCemeteries, restorationChallah knivesDrawings/SketchesHanukkah lampsHead coverings, men’sHistorical documentsHistorical photographsHolocaustKiddush cupsMezuzah casesPesach platesPesach plates, 3-tieredPesach towel coversPlatesPortraits, husband-wife pendantsPortraits, rabbisPostcardsPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesPurim groggersScrolls of Esther, illuminatedSeals/Stamps, personalShabbat lampsShana Tova greeting cardsSynagogues, architectural plansSynagogues, ArlonSynagogues, BelgiumTombstones, BelgiumTorah bindersYad

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