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‮אורות וצללים. סיפור איראן והיהודים‬‎ Light and Shadows. The Story of Iran and the Jews

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Curator

Orit Engelberg Baram.

Co-curator

Houman Sarshar.

Imprint

Tel Aviv, Israel, 2010. 290 pp., illustrations: 115 col., 29 b&w, 27 × 22.5 cm. Hebrew and English.

ISBN

9789654250207

Location

Beit Hatfutsot—The Museum of the Jewish People (December 2010–May 2011)

Description

Monumental, multi-disciplinary study of Iranian Jewry. 13 essays address: the exhibition itself, the history of this ancient community (David Yeroushalmi), its visual culture (Ariella Amar), its 20th-century existence (David Meashri), immigrant communities in the United States (Houman Sarshar) and in Israel (Yeroushalmi), wedding customs, including images of 8 ketubbot (Esther Shkalim), contemporary Iranian Jewish art (Hagai Segev), etc. No itemized listing.

main keywords

AMULETSCEREMONIAL OBJECTSCOSTUMEIRAN/PERSIAJEWISH ART, CONTEMPORARY/MODERNPAINTINGSWEDDING/MARRIAGE

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objectsArchaeological findsAstrolabesBiblical imagesBridal garmentsCarpets/RugsDura EuroposElijah’s chairHamsasHebrew illuminated manuscripts, PersianHistorical documentsHistorical photographsIncantation bowlsIsfahanJewish artistsJewish PressJudeo-Persian manuscriptsKetubbotKiddush cupsMedicineMikvah itemsMontefiore, MosesMusical instrumentsNer TamidPaintings, Jewish figuresPostcardsPurim costumesRimmonimShiviti plaques, parchment/leatherTextiles, printing blockTombs of the RighteousTorah casesWriting implementsZionism

Other venue

Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, Calif., USA (12 October 2012–10 March 2013)

Catalog from other venue

#2077

Catalog of Catalogs Online

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