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Presentation by Dr. Vladimir Levin of the Center of Jewish Art
(pdf file) at the
EVA/Minerva Jerusalem International Conference on Digitisation of Culture,
Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Van Leer Institute, 12-13 November 2013
http://www.digital-heritage.org.il
Presentations available at: http://2013.minervaisrael.org.il

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D1 vladimir levin_center_for_jewish art_eva_minerva2013

  1. 1. Center for Jewish Art  at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Dr. Vladimir Levin
  2. 2. Documentation Activities of the Center for Jewish Art Recognition of wall paintings in the synagogue in Saluzzo, Italy Documentation of synagogues in Brandenburg, Germany Uncovering of a mosaic menorah in the 5th-century synagogue in Saranda, Albania Documentation of the Ibn-Ezra Synagogue in Cairo, Egypt Uncovering of a dedicatory inscription in an old synagogue in Bukhara, Uzbekistan Documentation of Hebrew Manuscripts in Bavarian State Library, Munich, Germany
  3. 3. Countries in Europe and Asia where the Center for Jewish Art sent documentation expeditions
  4. 4. Rafael Abramov House in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, 1903 (Photo 2002)
  5. 5. Rafael Abramov House in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, 1903 (Photos 2002 & 2005).
  6. 6. The Great Synagogue in Ostroh, Volhynia, Ukraine, 1632 (photo 1994).
  7. 7. The Great Synagogue in Ostroh, Volhynia, Ukraine, 1632 (photo 2010).
  8. 8. The Great Synagogue in Ostroh, Volhynia, Ukraine (photo 2010)
  9. 9. The Great Synagogue in Ostroh, Volhynia, Ukraine (drawings 1994)
  10. 10. Wooden Habad Synagogue in Subate, Latvia, 1880 (photo 2007)
  11. 11. Synagogue and biet midrash in Plunge, Lithuania (photo 2004)
  12. 12. Aliza Cohen-Mushlin, Sergey Kravtsov, Vladimir Levin, Giedrė Mickūnaitė and Jurgita Šiaučiūnaitė-Verbickienė (eds.), Synagogues in Lithuania: A Catalogue (Vilnius, 2010–2012)
  13. 13. Cemetery Chapel in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany, 1890
  14. 14. Publications of Bet Tfila Research Unit for Jewish Architecture in Europe
  15. 15. The Tempel in Chernivtsi (Czernowitz), Ukraine
  16. 16. TaZ (Goldene Rose) Synagogue in Lviv, Ukraine, 1582
  17. 17. TaZ (Goldene Rose) Synagogue in Lviv, Ukraine, 1582
  18. 18. TaZ (Goldene Rose) Synagogue in Lviv, Ukraine, 1582
  19. 19. TaZ (Goldene Rose) Synagogue in Lviv, Ukraine, 1582
  20. 20. Mikveh in Schwedt am Oder 1876
  21. 21. Mikveh in Schwedt am Oder 1876
  22. 22. Jewish Ritual Architecture TaZ Synagogue, Lviv, Ukraine 1582 Lviv, The Zvulunov home synagogue, Samarkand, early 20th c. Synagogue in Subate, Latvia, 1880 Subate, Cemetery Chapel in Leipzig, 1928 Mikveh in Schwedt, Germany, 1876 Great Synagogue in Ostroh, Ostroh, Ukraine, 1627 Peitavas Synagogue in Riga, Latvia, 1905
  23. 23. Sacred and Ritual Objects Torah ark, Great Synagogue in Akhaltsikhe, Georgia (1910)
  24. 24. Sacred and Ritual Objects Torah crown, Poland, 1847 Dedicated to the Beit Midrash in Iași, Iaș Romania Torah case, Iraq, 1932 Torah coronet, Libya, beginning of the 20th century
  25. 25. Sacred and Ritual Objects Hannukah lamp, Russia, late 19th c. Kiddush cup, Poland, 1885-1888 1885-
  26. 26. Great Synagogue in Lutsk, Ukraine, 1642 Torah ark curtain, Lutsk, Ukraine, 1751 Found in the Russian Ethnography Museum in St. Petersburg
  27. 27. Cohanim De'getiyah Synagogue in Djerba, Tunisia (18th–19th c.)
  28. 28. Ancient Jewish Art Oil lamp, Israel, 6th c. (Franciscan Museum, Jerusalem) Temple façade, mosaics, Susya Synagogue, 6th c. faç
  29. 29. Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts Ketubbah, Carpi, Ketubbah, 1629 Esther scroll, Italy, 18th century The Duke of Sussex Catalan Bible, 14th century Rothschild Miscellany, North Italy, 15th century Second Leningrad Bible, Fustat, Fustat, 1010 Tegernse Haggadah, Haggadah, Ashkenaz, 15th century Ashkenaz,
  30. 30. Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts Prayer book, Morocco, 19th c. (BSB,Cod. hebr. 453)
  31. 31. The Messiah entering Jerusalem, Tegernsee Passover Haggadah, Passau region? Late 15th c. (BSB, Cod. hebr. 200, fol. 24v)
  32. 32. Modern Jewish Art Menashe Kadishmann, Sacrifice, Tel Aviv, 1982 Kadishmann, Marc Chagall, The Sacrifice of Isaac, 1960 – 1965
  33. 33. Sacrifice of Isaac in the Index of Jewish Art Dura Europos Synagogue, western wall, Syria 244- 245. Beit Alpha Synagogue, Palestina Secunda, 6th c. Day of Atonement buckle, Austro Hungary, Galicia, Lvov, 1818 Tombstone, Amsterdam, 1746 Redemption plate, Austro Hungary, Vienna, 1824? Wroclaw Mahzor, South-West Germany, ca. 1290 Regensburg Pentateuch, Germany, Bavaria, Regensburg?, ca. 1300 Mizrah plaque, Moses son of Isaac (Shah Mizrahi), Jerusalem, 1886 Fireplace in Rabbi’s house Beit Tefilah Benyamin, Cortemaggiore, 19th c. Czernowitz, 1920’s Parokhet , Silesia, 1792 Simhat Torah’s Flag, Poland, end of the 19th c. Marc Chagall, The Sacrifice Menashe Kadishmann, Sacrifice, of Isaac, 1960–65 Tel Aviv, 1982
  34. 34. The Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art Ancient Jewish Art Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts Sacred & Ritual Objects Jewish Ritual Architecture Modern Jewish Art The archives of the Center of Jewish Art include: around 1,400 sets of plans of ritual buildings, documentation of 750 Hebrew illuminated manuscripts and 50,000 ritual objects in c. 500 synagogues and collections
  35. 35. Zhytomyr Torah Crown (1875) in the Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art
  36. 36. Zhytomyr Torah Crown (1875) in the Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art
  37. 37. Beit Tefilah Benyamin Synagogue in Chernivtsi (1923)
  38. 38. Subject “Bull, Zodiak Sign” in the Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art
  39. 39. Sacrifice of Isaac in the Index of Jewish Art Dura Europos Synagogue, western wall, Syria 244- 245. Beit Alpha Synagogue, Palestina Secunda, 6th c. Day of Atonement buckle, Austro Hungary, Galicia, Lvov, 1818 Tombstone, Amsterdam, 1746 Redemption plate, Austro Hungary, Vienna, 1824? Wroclaw Mahzor, South-West Germany, ca. 1290 Regensburg Pentateuch, Germany, Bavaria, Regensburg?, ca. 1300 Mizrah plaque, Moses son of Isaac (Shah Mizrahi), Jerusalem, 1886 Fireplace in Rabbi’s house Beit Tefilah Benyamin, Cortemaggiore, 19th c. Czernowitz, 1920’s Parokhet , Silesia, 1792 Simhat Torah’s Flag, Poland, end of the 19th c. Marc Chagall, The Sacrifice Menashe Kadishmann, Sacrifice, of Isaac, 1960–65 Tel Aviv, 1982

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