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

Jews in the Cultural Fusion of Tunisia
(109 words)

Editor & Curator

Ori Z. Soltes.

Imprint

Washington, D.C., USA, 1996. Booklet, 29 pp., illustrations: 20 b&w, 17.7 × 25.5 cm. English.

Location

B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum (1996)

Description

The history of Tunisian Jewry, with particular emphasis on their commonalities with the Muslim population, and the tradition of cultural fusion and exchange between them. 11 brief essays, including: “Jewish History and Culture”, “Judaism and Islam: Tunisia in the Medieval Period”, “The Sephardic Must’arabic [Mozarabic] Interweave”, and “Tunisia, Judaism, and Islam towards Modern History”. No itemized listing.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
PHOTOGRAPHS
TUNISIA

minor keywords

Amulets
Djerba
Hamsas
Islamic Art
Oil lamps, ancient
Scrolls of Esther, illuminated
Shabbat lamps
Shiviti plaques, metal
Silversmithing
Synagogues, Tunisia
Tombstones, ancient
Yad

Cite this page
“Jews in the Cultural Fusion of Tunisia”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1435>
First published online: 2019



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