Jodendom. Een boek vol verhalen

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Translated title Judaism. A Book Full of Stories

Edward van Voolen.


Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011. 220 pp., illustrations: 180 col., 3 b&w, 15.6 × 15.5 cm. Dutch.




Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam (17 December 2011–15 April 2012)


Companion book to a monumental exhibition of the same name, organized in collaboration with the Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam. The exhibition told the story of 3000 years of Jewish religion, culture, art and history through more than 500 artifacts, many of which had never before been exhibited in the Netherlands. Companion book with brief texts on 100 topics related to Judaism and Jewish customs, illustrated by a great variety of objects from the exhibition. 100 items featured.

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Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 8 col. illus., 21 × 9.8 cm; De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam, Seizoensprogramma Dec t/m Apr 2012, including programs related to this exhibition, booklet, 16 pp., 21 × 14.8 cm; DVD “Clippings”, with more than 50 PDF’s of exhibition press coverage; Collection of 10 folded notecards with images of exhibited objects. 14.5 × 14.7 cm; Invitation to exhibition opening, folded card, 1 col. illus., 21 × 14.8 cm.

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