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The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols - Ellen Frankel

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols

Hardcover Published: 28th January 1995
ISBN: 9780876685945
Number Of Pages: 256

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Jewish symbols reflect the interaction of word and image within Jewish culture. Jews have always studied, interpreted, and revered sacred texts; they have also adorned the settings and occasions of sacred acts. Calligraphy and ornamentation have transformed Hebrew letters into art; quotation, interpretation, legend, and wordplay have made ceremonial objects into narrative. This book represents just such a collaboration between art and language. Ellen Frankel and Betsy Platkin Teutsch, writer and artist, have brought their extensive knowledge and talents together to create The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols, the first reference guide of its kind, designed for use by educators, artists, rabbis, folklorists, feminists, Jewish and non-Jewish scholars, and lay readers.

ISBN: 9780876685945
ISBN-10: 0876685947
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 28th January 1995
Publisher: JASON ARONSON INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.8  x 2.64
Weight (kg): 0.52