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

Jews of Many Lands
(136 words)

Author & Curator

Helen Light.

Imprint

Melbourne, Australia, 1987. Booklet, 24 pp., illustrations: 12 b&w, 24.8 × 25.8 cm. English.

ISBN

0959593795

Location

Jewish Museum of Australia (September 1987–February 1988)

Description

A wide variety of objects from Jewish communities throughout the world, intended to demonstrate both the unity and diversity of the Jewish people. The first half of the exhibition focused on unity, with sections on Torah, Talmud, Daily Worship, The Synagogue, Holidays, and Festivals. The second half illustrated diversity through sections on individual countries, including England, Germany, Morocco, and Kurdistan. Brief introductory texts to each section. Basic descriptions. 182 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
SYNAGOGUE TEXTILES
TORAH ORNAMENTS

minor keywords

Amulets
Besamim
Bukhara
Candlesticks/Candelabra
Challah covers
Circumcision implements/objects
Clocks/Watches
Costume
Eastern Europe
England
Etrog containers
Germany
Greece
Haggadot
Hanukkah lamps
Ketubbot
Kiddush cups
Mezuzah cases
Mizrach
Morocco
Pesach plates
Printed books
Reader’s desk covers
Rimmonim
Rosewater containers
Scrolls of Esther, illuminated
Shabbat lamps
Synagogues
Talit bags
Tass
Torah Ark curtains
Torah Ark valances
Torah binders
Torah cases
Torah mantles
Tunisia
Turkey
Tzedakah boxes/containers
Yad
Yemen

Cite this page
“Jews of Many Lands”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 29 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC0921>
First published online: 2019



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