Inbar Dror Lax, Haim Grossman.
Inbar Dror Lax.
Haifa, Israel, 2011. 61 pp., illustrations: 45 col., 17 b&w, 21.5 × 28.8 cm. Hebrew and English.
Haifa Museum (20 September 2011–31 January 2012)
A rich selection of Shana tova cards, reflecting the values and national aspirations of modern Jewish and Israeli society. Attention paid to the cards themselves, the customs surrounding their use, and their reflection of popular culture. Examples from both Israel and the Diaspora, with special emphasis on those representing the city of Haifa. Introductory text by Inbar Dror Lax. Central essay by Haim Grossman. Brief interview with 20th-century card painter Arie Moskovitz (“M. Arie”). No itemized listing.
Soldiers (Jewish) & related objects