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

Jewish Life and Culture in Norway. Wergeland’s Legacy
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Authors & Curators

Britt Ormaaasen, Oskar Kvasnes.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 2003. 112 pp., illustrations: 93 b&w, 23 × 16.2 cm. Hebrew and English.

ISBN

0974460109

Location

Scandinavia House (15 January–22 March 2003)

Description

Traveling exhibition and symposium on Norwegian Jewry, named in honor of writer/poet Henrik Wergeland, a tireless advocate for the Jews’ right to live in Norway. Exhibition in three parts, with individual sections on: various historical periods, the Century, Rothschild Family, Religious Life, Culture and Organizations, antisemitism, the Holocaust, restitution, etc. Each section with introductory text, photographs and documents. Symposium texts in two categories: History and Culture and The Issue of Restitution. Includes images of ceremonial objects. Photographs with explanatory captions. No itemized listing.

main keywords

HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
PHOTOGRAPHS
PORTRAITS
NORWAY

minor keywords

Antisemitic images/objects
Candlesticks/Candelabra
Historical photographs
Holocaust
Kiddush cups
Prints, Jewish figures
Rothschild Family
Soldiers (Jewish) & related objects
Synagogues, Norway

Other venues

Norwegian Folk Museum, Oslo, Norway (Opening: 24 September 2001); Beit Hatfutsot, Tel Aviv, Israel (9 May–9 August 2009)

Catalog from other venue

#1995 (Tel Aviv)

Cite this page
“Jewish Life and Culture in Norway. Wergeland’s Legacy”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC1760>
First published online: 2019



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