Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica

The Spirit of Aleppo. Syrian Jewish Immigrant Life in New York 1890–1939
(114 words)

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1986. Booklet, 32 pp., illustrations: 43 b&w, 21.4 × 28 cm. English.

Location

Sephardic Archives Department of the Sephardic Community Center (18 May–1 June 1986)

Description

Photographs, objects (largely domestic) and personal memories recalling Syrian Jews’ physical and spiritual journey from Aleppo to New York. Introductory essay by Shalom Staub and Judith Cardozo Tenenbaum. Additional essays, laden with personal recollections, describe life in Aleppo, leaving Syria, the journey to America, working in America, life on the Lower East Side, and the uniqueness of being a Jew from Syria. No itemized listing.

main keywords

ALEPPO
NEW YORK CITY
PHOTOGRAPHS
SYRIA

minor keywords

Historical documents
Historical photographs
Portraits
Synagogues, Syria
United States

Cite this page
“The Spirit of Aleppo. Syrian Jewish Immigrant Life in New York 1890–1939”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0878>
First published online: 2019



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