Ars Judaica: The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art, Volume 12
Edied Bracha Yaniv, Sara Offenberg, Mirjam Rajner, and Ilia Rodov
Contributors: Zsofia Buda, Andreina Contessa, Monika Czekanowska-Gutman, Basema Hamarneh, Moshe Idel, Sharman Kadish, Reuven Kiperwasser, Rudolf Klein, Susan Nashman Fraiman, Ido Noy, Larry Silver, Ronit Sorek, Sharon Weiser-Ferguson
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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.
Sara Offenberg is Lecturer in the Jewish Art Department at Bar-Ilan University. She published articles and a book on Jewish-Christian relations in art and literature, the image of the Jew in Christian art and literature, Hasidei Ashkenaz, Piyyut Commentary, and Hebrew illuminated prayer books.
Sacrifice in Balance: The Akedah—An Eschatological Perspective ZSOFIA BUDA
Visualization of Colours, 2: Implications of David ben Yehudah he-Hasid's Diagram for the History of Kabbalah MOSHE IDEL
The Mantua Torah Ark and Lady Consilia Norsa: Jewish Female Patronage in Renaissance Italy ANDREINA CONTESSA
Challenging the Non-Jewish Images of a Jewish Queen: Portrayals of Esther by Early-Twentieth Century Jewish Artists MONIKA CZEKANOWSKA-GUTMAN
The Fleuron Crown from Neumarkt in Silesia (Środa Śląska): Christian Material Culture in a Jewish Context IDO NOY
Humour in Architecture: Jewish Wit on Béla Lajta’s Buildings RUDOLF KLEIN
Chagall's Stained-Glass Syncretism LARRY SILVER
Zoya Cherkassky's Aachen Passover Haggadah: A Subversive Illuminated Manuscript RONIT SOREK
Mosaics Mirror of Faith
Rina Talgam, Mosaics of Faith: Floors of Pagans, Jews, Samaritans, Christians, and Muslims in the Holy Land
Rabbis as Visual Beings
Rachel Neis, The Sense of Sight in Rabbinic Culture: Jewish Ways of Seeing in Late Antiquity
Jewish Sanctuary in the Old and New Worlds
Barry L. Stiefel, with the assistance of David Rittenberg, Jewish Sanctuary in the Atlantic World: A Social and Architectural History
Barry L. Stiefel, Jews and the Renaissance of Synagogue Architecture, 1450-1730
Looking Back on a Forward Thinker: Moshe Zabari Retrospective
Moshe Zabari: Retrospective, curator and catalogue editor Nitza Behroozi Baroz
Bezalel: In and Out in Jewish Contemporary Art, curator and catalogue editors Shiriat-Miriam Shamir and Ido Noy
The Second Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art 2015
SUSAN NASHMAN FRAIMAN
Size: 280 x 220 mm
5 B&W illustrations and 89 colour illustrations
Publication: March 31, 2016
Series: Ars Judaica: The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art 12