New York City, USA, 1997. 76 pp., illustrations: 71 b&w, 28 × 14 cm. English.
HUC-JIR Museum, New York (16 March–30 April 1997)
An examination of a new, feminist Judaica object that has emerged as a symbol of Miriam and her importance as a source of sustenance and spirit for the Jewish people. Two essays describe and discuss this new ceremonial object, its origins, the ritual in which it operates, and its context in the history of Jewish creativity. Cups of more than 70 international female artists, created at the invitation of Ma’ayan: the Jewish Women’s Project, are presented according to medium. Brief remarks from the artists. 71 items.
CEREMONIAL OBJECTS, CONTEMPORARY/MODERN