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Juden. Geld. Eine Vorstellung

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(166 words)

Translated title Jews. Money. A Presentation
Editors

Lilliane Weissberg, Raphael Gross, Fritz Backhaus.

Curator

Lilliane Weissberg.

Imprint

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2013. 428 pp., illustrations: 79 col., 22 b&w, 22 × 16.3 cm. German.

Location

Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt (25 April–6 October 2013)

Description

The connection between Jews and wealth, examined in history, historical figures, fictional characters, and theatrical presentations. Includes discussions of medieval moneylenders, court agents, bankers, and early theorists of capitalism, and explores how the image of the “rich Jew” has influenced our understanding of Judaism and economics today. Essay on Tzedaka in Jewish practice by Johannes Heil. No itemized listing.

main keywords

ANTISEMITIC IMAGES/OBJECTSCOURT JEWSPORTRAITSPRINTSTHEATERTZEDAKAH BOXES/CONTAINERS

minor keywords

Book bindingsChristian illuminated manuscriptsCoats of ArmsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 12th–14th CMedalsNathan the Wise (Lessing)Oppenheimer, Joseph (“Jud Süß”)Printed booksPrints, antisemiticPrints, Jewish homes/residencesRothschild FamilyShylock

Related ephemera

Exhibition leaflet, 6 pp., 21 × 10.5 cm.

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