Souzana Hazan, Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek, Benigna Schönhagen
Berlin, Germany, 2018. 174 pp., illustrations: 66 col., 39 b&w, 28 × 23.3 cm. German and English.
Ehmalige Synagoge Kriegshaber, Augsburg (30 January–17 June 2018)
An exhibition of the Jüdisches Kulturmuseum Augsburg-Schwaben that temporarily re-united objects created for and in relation to the Kriegshaber Synagogue. Held in the former synagogue itself (in the Kriegshaber suburb of Augsburg) the exhibition offered these objects as silent witnesses, carriers of memories, to four centuries of Jewish life in Kriegshaber. Foreword by Benigna Schönhagen. Introduction by Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek and Benigna Schönhagen. Three catalog essays: “Memory and Commemoration in Judaism” (Micha Brumlik), “Jewish Life in the Augsburg Region” (Sabine Ullmann) and “The Power of Memory” (William L. Gross). Extensive catalog entries, including the “travel history” of each object as it was moved from city to city over time. 20 items.
Invitation to exhibition opening, folded card, 10 × 21 cm; Exhibition leaflet with brief overview of the exhibition, 6 pp., 2 col. illus., 21 × 10 cm; Exhibition brochure with introduction to the exhibition and its design, images and brief entries for three exhibits, overview of the synagogue, program of events, etc., 26 pp., 9 col. illus., 16.5 × 13.5 cm, German.