Member Virtual Lecture

Beauty and Ritual: Judaica from the Jewish Museum, New York


Tuesday, August 9, 2022
3 – 4 pm
Zoom, Virtual Program

Explore Jewish ceremonial art from across the world, spanning ancient to contemporary Judaica, from exquisite pieces of silver that adorn the Torah to one-of-a-kind Hanukkah menorahs (menorot). In conjunction with Beauty and Ritual: Judaica from the Jewish Museum this lecture presents an in-depth look at highlights from the exhibition, sharing unique stories of the beauty and ritual of Jewish ceremonial art. Beauty and Ritual marks the first presentation in a partnership between the MFAH and the Jewish Museum in New York City. 

Please RSVP to confirm your attendance. We hope to see you there!

This program is presented with captions through Zoom. The Jewish Museum is committed to making its virtual programs accessible to all. For inquiries and requests for CART, ASL interpretation, or additional accommodations please email or call 212.423.3200 ext. 0. 

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Torah Crown, 1764–1777, Silver: repoussé, engraved, cast, parcel-gilt, and punched, 7 3/16 × 7 7/8 in. (18.3 × 20 cm). Gift of Dr. Harry G. Friedman