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Juden 45/90 Von ganz weit weg—Einwanderer aus der ehemaligen Sowjetunion

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Translated title Jews 45/90 from Far Away—Immigrants from the Former Soviet Union
Curators

Jutta Fleckenstein, Piritta Kleiner.

Co-curator

Lena Gorelik.

Imprint

Berlin, Germany, 2012. 142 pp., illustrations: 16 b&w, 106 col., 23 × 15.3 cm. German.

ISBN

9783942271714

Location

Jüdisches Museum München (11 July 2012–27 January 2013)

Description

The second installment of an exhibition focusing on Jewish communities that migrated to Germany post-World War II. This segment addressed the Jewish migrants from the former Soviet Union and its successor states. Unlike their more transient Eastern European predecessors (discussed in the first exhibition), these immigrants embraced Germany as their new homeland, and now form the country’s Jewish majority. Foreword by Bernhard Purin. Introduction by the curators. Individual memories/testimonies by immigrants from the Ukraine, Russia, Moldavia, Uzbekistan, Romania, etc. The exhibition’s final section displayed 211 examples of Jewish graphics from the art collection of Julius Genss, fragments of which migrated from Tallinn, Estonia to Munich with Genss’ granddaughter. No itemized listing.

Description

For the exhibition’s first installment, see #2051.

main keywords

GENSS, JULIUSGERMANYGRAPHIC ARTSPHOTOGRAPHSRUSSIA/SOVIET UNION

minor keywords

Historical documentsHistorical photographsMusicMusical instrumentsPorcelainPrayerbooks/MahzorsPrinted booksSong of Songs, illustratedTalitTefillin bags

Related ephemera

Museum leaflet, Summer-Autumn 2012, with description of exhibition, 8 pp., 26 col., 2 b&w, 21 × 11 cm; Announcement of exhibition opening, single card, 21 × 14.8 cm.

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