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Bread. Daily and Divine

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Editor & Curator

Noam Ben-Yossef.

Imprint

Jerusalem, Israel, 2006. 302 pp., illustrations: 137 col., 18 b&w, 27 × 22 cm. English.

ISBN

9652783390

Location

Israel Museum (30 May 2006–6 January 2007)

Description

A monumental study of the sacred and secular significance of bread in Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions in Eretz Israel. Fourteen essays on various topics relating to bread, including bread in Jewish ritual and custom (Daniel Sperber), festive breads in Jewish tradition (Noam Ben-Yossef, Esther Juhasz), and “Ancient Jewish Bread Stamps” (David Amit). Illustrated manuscripts, textiles and other Judaica objects are included for their illustrations of breads or bread preparation (shewbread, challah, festive breads, and matzah). No itemized listing.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTSBREADBREAD STAMPSHEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTSPHOTOGRAPHSTEXTILES

minor keywords

Bread, festiveEretz IsraelHaggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Spain, 12th–14th CMatzah covers/bagsMeshullam Zimmel of Polna (scribe-artist)Paintings, biblical imagesPurim pastries & moldsShabbat cloths/tableclothsShewbread tableSukkahTorah Ark curtainsWedding breads/pastries

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