Sheila Braufman, Florence B. Helzel, Carin Jacobs.
Berkeley, Calif., USA, 2000. 60 pp., illustrations: 44 col., 12 b&w, 20.5 × 20.5 cm. English.
Judah L. Magnes Museum (20 May 2000–20 May 2002)
How Judaism and other religions and cultures mark the passage of time. Introductory essay “Jewish Perceptions of Time: Cyclical, Circular, Linear and Layered” by Fred Asten. Exhibits presented according to the seasons of the year, beginning in Autumn with Rosh Hashanah and ending in Summer with Tisha b’Av. The interwoven cycles of nature, human life and culture are emphasized throughout, as are the time-based concepts of the holidays and life-cycle events. Basic catalog listing. 250 items.