New York City, USA, 1988. 341 pp., illustrations: 11 col., 123 b&w, 26 × 19 cm. English.
Yeshiva University Museum (January 1986–December 1987)
A major exhibition and catalog on German Jewish history, arranged in five sections: Early History, A New Era, The Social Fabric, Political and Economic Life, and The Tragedy of Ashkenaz. Introduction by Sylvia Herskowitz. Numerous essays within each category by Shlomo Eidelberg, Israel Ta-Shema, Jacob J. Schacter, Judith Bleich, Eric Zimmer and Alexander Carlebach, including: “Early Twentieth-Century German Jewish Artists and Architects” (pp. 136–145), “The Kehillah: The Communal Life and Organization of Ashkenazi Jewry” (Zimmer, pp. 151–177), “The Religious Legacy of German Jewry” (Carlebach, pp. 209–233, with items listed according to life cycle and holidays), and “Jews in the German Armed Forces” (pp. 293–297). Additional ceremonial objects, including items made by Jewish silversmiths (pp. 116–117, 142–143), listed throughout the catalog. Unnumbered catalog of exhibits within each section. Detailed historical and descriptive entries, including information, where relevant, on the object’s use by its owners. More than 700 items.
Exhibition announcement, postcard, 1 col. illus., 14 × 21.5 cm.
Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica
Ashkenaz. The German Jewish Heritage(348 words)
Cite this page“Ashkenaz. The German Jewish Heritage”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 03 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0876>
First published online: 2019
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