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(1) 125 duotone photographs document the carved tombstones of this region (1) adult (1) adult non-fiction (1) an expert on the history of Jewish life in Russia (1) and captions include translations of the Hebrew and Yiddish inscriptions on the stones. Published to accompany an exhibition organized by The Brooklyn Museum of Art (1) and explain the Jewish traditions surrounding their creation. The images are organized by the regions where the cemeteries are located (1) architecture (1) are in many cases the sole documentation of tombstones that have been effaced or destroyed. An introduction by Robert Pinsky resonates with the once-vibrant culture of Eastern Jewry. Essays by Goberman and Gershon Hundert (1) art (3) carvings (1) cemeteries (5) Eastern European History (1) Eastern European Jews (1) gift (1) history (4) illustrated books (1) In a Dark Time (1) jewcy (1) Jewish (2) Jewish culture (1) Jewish History (3) Jews (1) Judaica (1) Judaism (1) Looks good (1) made by the artist and photographer David Goberman from the 1930s through the 1960s (1) memorials (2) monuments (1) non-fiction (1) OWNER: Beit Hallel RESOURCE TYPE: Book STATUS: Available SHELF NUMBER: M3 DESCRIPTION: For more than a century (1) photographs (2) religion (2) Russia (3) russian jewish history (1) Russian Jews were restricted to residence in the western provinces of Russia (1) specifically present-day Ukraine and Moldova. The stones are poignant memorials to the lost world of the shtetl and practically all that remain of a major Jewish art tradition. They are also unique genealogical records for Americans descended from Russian (1) symbols (1) the so-called Pale of Settlement. In this fascinating volume (1) tombstones (3)
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