Ars Judaica: Volume 10
The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art
Edited by Bracha Yaniv, Mirjam Rajner, and Ilia Rodov
Bracha Yaniv is Professor Emerita of Jewish Art History at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, and founding editor of Ars Judaica: The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art. In addition to many articles on the topic, she has published two pioneering books in Hebrew on the history, design, and iconography of ceremonial synagogue objects; Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles is the first to be translated into English. Her first book-length publication in English, The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe, is also published by the Littman Library.
Ilia Rodov is Head of the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University. He is the author of many works on European synagogue art, focusing on the history, patronage, and meanings of synagogue paintings, sculptures, architectural decoration, and furniture design.
Mirjam Rajner is Lecturer in the Jewish Art Department at Bar-Ilan University. Her numerous publications deal with the early art of Marc Chagall, the art of Russian, Polish, and South-Eastern artists of Jewish origin in the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, and the art created during and immediately after the Holocaust.
The Mahzor as a Cosmological Calendar: The Zodiac Signs in Medieval Ashkenazi Context SARIT SHALEV-EYNI
'Elisha ben Abraham, Known as Cresques': Scribe, Illuminator, and Mapmaker in Fourteenth-Century Mallorca KATRIN KOGMAN-APPEL
A Surprising Model for Charlotte Rothschild’s Haggadah of 1842 EVELYN M. COHEN
Sampler Embroidery Past and Present as an Expression of Merging Jewish Identity RONIT STEINBERG
The Restoration of Loss: Jechezkiel David Kirszenbaum’s Exploration of Personal Displacement CAROLINE GOLDBERG IGRA
The Great Synagogue on Tłomackie Street: Warsaw Inspirations ELEONORA BERGMAN
Leviathan Thanks the Lord: Perek Shirah on a Wall of the Great Synagogue in Radyvyliv SERGEY R. KRAVTSOV and VLADIMIR LEVIN
Obsessions of a Diasporist
Cilly Kugelmann, Eckhart Gillen, and Hubertus Gaßner, Obsessions: R. B. Kitaj 1932–2007 ZIVA AMISHAI-MAISELS
Israel’s Art Viewed and Reviewed
Yigal Zalmona, A Century of Israeli Art LARRY SILVER
Alfred Moldovan (1921–2013) WILLIAM L. GROSS
Contributors to this issue
Size: 280 x 220 x 10 mm
Publication: May 1, 2014
Series: Ars Judaica: The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art