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

Judging the Book by its Cover. Torah Coverings. The Philip & Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize Competition
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Editors

Betsy Gomberg, Susan Schaalman Youdovin.

Curator

Olga Weiss.

Imprint

Chicago, Ill., USA, 2000. 56 pp., illustrations: 7 col., 17 b&w, 23 × 23 cm. English.

ISBN

0935982590

Location

Spertus Museum (24 September 2000–11 February 2001)

Description

Contemporary Torah scroll covers submitted for the international Spertus Judaica Prize Competition of 2000. Essay “Torah Coverings in the Jewish Tradition” by Grace Cohen Grossman. Winning and finalist entries pictured with commentary from the artists. 16 items.

main keywords

CEREMONIAL OBJECTS, CONTEMPORARY/MODERN
JEWISH ARTISTS
JUDAICA COMPETITIONS
TORAH MANTLES

minor keywords

Tik

Related ephemera

Leaflet announcing the competition, 8 pp., no illustrations, 22.7 × 10.2 cm.

Cite this page
“Judging the Book by its Cover. Torah Coverings. The Philip & Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize Competition”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1601>
First published online: 2019



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