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Меж двух миров. Память о человеке и бессмертие души в еврейской культуре. Between Two Worlds: Personal Memory and Immortal Souls in Jewish Culture

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(169 words)

Curators

Boris Khaimovich, Hillel (Gregory) Kazovsky, Maria Kaspina.

Collection

Museum of the Jewish History in Russia.

Imprint

Moscow, Russia, 2015. 47 pp., illustrations: 31 col., 26 × 22 cm. Russian and English.

Location

Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center (15 July–23 August 2015)

Description

Burial rites and rituals of Eastern-European Jews, with particular emphasis on the activities of the Hevra Kadisha and the iconography of Yahrzeit forms. Exhibits included objects from material culture (including a Jewish hearse from Transylvania, early 20th C), as well as national art and literature. Three essays on: the Jewish cemetery, sacred gravesites, and Yahrzeit plaques. Basic and descriptive entries. Unnumbered listing. 174 items.

main keywords

CEMETERIESDEATH/MOURNINGHEVRA KADISHARUSSIA/SOVIET UNIONTOMBSTONESUKRAINEYAHRZEIT/MEMORIAL PLAQUES/SHEETS

minor keywords

Bags of earth from the Holy LandCemeteries, Russia/Soviet UnionCemeteries, UkraineHevra Kadisha illuminated manuscriptsHevra Kadisha pitchers/tankardsHevra Kadisha tzedakah boxesHevra Kadisha utensilsHistorical photographsPapercutsTombstones, shroudsTombstones, Russia/Soviet UnionTombstones, sketches/rubbingsTombstones, Ukraine

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