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A Crown for a King: Studies in Jewish Art, History, and Archaeology in Memory of Stephen S. Kayser

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-05-01
  • Publisher: Gefen Books
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Author Biography

Shalom Sabar is chairman of the department of Jewish and Comparative Folklore at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He also chairs Israel's Jewish Society of Art Steven S. Fine is associate professor of Rabbinic Literature and History at Baltimore Hebrew University William M. Kramer is professor emeritus of Religious Studies, California State University at Northridge

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Directing The Jewish Museum since Kayserp. xi
Recollections of the Stephen and Louise Kayser Era at The Jewish Museump. xv
Dr. Stephen S. Kayser: A Personal Testimonyp. 1
Stephen S. Kayser in Los Angeles: A Personal Memoirp. 23
Silver Ritual Objects of the Jewish Communities of the Ottoman Empirep. 31
The Synagogue of Conegliano Venetop. 47
Joel ben Simeon Revisited: Reflections of the Scribe's Artistic Repertoire in a Cinquecentro Haggadahp. 59
Between Phoenicia Maritima and the Land of Israel: The Population of a Frontier Zone in the Byzantine Periodp. 73
An Eighteenth-Century Hanukkah Lamp Rediscoveredp. 97
The Halakhic Motif in Jewish Iconography: The Matzah-Baking Cycles of the Yahuda and Second Nurnberg Haggadahsp. 105
Myth and Scripture: The Dialoghi d'Amore of Leone Ebreop. 125
Joseph ben Kalonymus: The Enigma of a Thirteenth-Century Hebrew Scribep. 147
Chagall and J.M. Syngep. 153
Hugo Ballin, Artist and Directorp. 161
"I Am an American and a Good Jew, Too," Reuben M. Eschwege: A German Jewish Folk Artist in Americap. 181
"Defining Jewish Art"-- The Case of Two Eighteenth-Century Bookcoversp. 193
The Illustrated Prayer Book of Reizele Binge of Furth, 1737/38p. 205
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