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

‮בתי כנסת מעץ בפולין במאות י״ז י״ח‬‎ Wooden Synagogues of Poland in the 17 and 18 [sic!] Century.
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Author & Curator

Moshe Verbin.

Imprint

Herzliya, Israel, 1990. Booklet, 64 pp., illustrations: 26 col., 80 b&w, 22 × 23.8 cm. Hebrew and English.

Location

Herzliya Museum of Art (April 1990)

Description

Straw models of wooden synagogues, meticulously constructed by Moshe Verbin. Introductory texts, “Wooden Synagogues in Poland: Magnificent Architectural Creations” (Maria and Kazimierz Piechotka) and “Wooden Synagogues: an Expression of Jewish Folk Art” (Zussia Efron). Historical photographs and detailed descriptions for each synagogue. 26 items.

Description

For another exhibition of these models, see #1005.

main keywords

FOLK ART
POLAND
SYNAGOGUES, MODELS/RECONSTRUCTIONS
SYNAGOGUES, WOODEN
VERBIN, MOSHE

minor keywords

Prayers for the sovereign
Reader’s desk
Synagogue lamps
Synagogues, Poland
Torah Arks

Cite this page
“‮בתי כנסת מעץ בפולין במאות י״ז י״ח‬‎ Wooden Synagogues of Poland in the 17 and 18 [sic!] Century.”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 20 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1095>
First published online: 2019



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