‮החצר היהודית של ונציה. מורשת יהודי ונציה ‭500‬ שנה לאחר הקמת הגטו הראשון‬‎ The Jewish Court of Venice. The heritage of Jewish Venice 500 years after the establishment of the first ghetto

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Editor & Curator

Andreina Contessa.


Jerusalem, Israel, 2016. 39 pp.*, 55 pp., illustrations: 82 col., 21.1 × 21.1 cm. Hebrew and English.




Museo U. Nahon di Arte Ebraica Italiana (18 October 2016–30 September 2017)


An exhibition marking the Quincentennial of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice and exploring the ambivalence of the ghetto institution and the interaction between the Jews and the government of the Venetian Republic. Foreword by Jack Arbib. Title essay by Andreina Contessa, followed by individual chapters addressing such topics as: Hebrew printing in Venice, daily life in the ghetto, Venetian needlework, a rare wooden sukkah from the ghetto, Venetian synagogues and ceremonial objects, and the Conegliano Veneto Synagogue, which was dismantled and moved to Jerusalem after World War II. No itemized listing.

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Book bindingsConegliano Veneto SynagogueGriselini, FrancescoHaggadotHebrew printing, VeniceItalyKeter TorahMedical diplomas, illuminatedPesach pillow coversPrayerbooks/MahzorsPrints, Jewish customs & ceremoniesRimmonimSukkahSynagogues, ItalySynagogues, VeniceTorah Ark curtainsTorah ArksTorah mantlesWoodcuts

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