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

שופרא דשופרא. השופר כעד להיסטוריה‬‎ Sound the Shofar. A Witness to History
(161 words)

Editor & Curator

Filip Vukosavović.

Imprint

Jerusalem, Israel, 2011. 72 pp., illustrations: 75 col., 7 b&w, 27 × 21.4 cm. Hebrew and English.

ISBN

9657027233

Location

Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem (September 2011–February 2012)

Description

The shofar as an integral and everlasting part of Jewish history, faith and tradition. Catalog in two sections, the first examining the zoology and anatomy of the animal horn itself, and the second illuminating the history, iconography and function of the shofar in Judaism, from ancient to modern times. Among the essays are “The Shofar in Medieval Jewish Thought and Art” and “The Shofar in the Modern Period, 18th–20th C” (both by Shalom Sabar). Ancient representations of the shofar are mentioned in other essays. No itemized listing.

main keywords

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDS
CEREMONIAL OBJECTS
SHOFAR

minor keywords

Bet Shean
Bread stamps
Haggadot
Hanukkah lamps
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th C
Hebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 15th C
Historical photographs
Jewelry
Memor books
Oil lamps, ancient
Postage stamps
Postcards
Seals/Stamps, rings
Shana Tova greeting cards
Synagogue furniture
Tombstones, ancient

Cite this page
“‮שופרא דשופרא. השופר כעד להיסטוריה‬‎ Sound the Shofar. A Witness to History”, in: Catalog of Catalogs Online, A Bibliography of Temporary Exhibition Catalogs Since 1876 that Contain Items of Judaica. Consulted online on 23 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004444522_COCO_CC2045>
First published online: 2019



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