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Contemporary Synagogue Art: Developments In The United States, 1945-1965.

Kampf, Avram.

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ISBN 10: 0060645768 / ISBN 13: 9780060645762
Published by Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia, 1966
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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276 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket and protective mylar covering. Library discard. Very good condition. JUDAICA. Explores the historical and social roots of the remarkable union of modern art and the synagogue, and frankly appraises it achievements, difficulties and shortcomings. This study, reflecting the author's travels around the United States, his discussions with artists, architects, rabbis, and building committees, and his actual participation in planning some of the art work discussed, should be of immeasurable value to the scholar and the artist, the student of contemporary art and culture, the clergy of all faiths, the architect, the educator and the interested layperson. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Synagogues, Frank Lloyd Wright, Architecture, Menorahs, Buildings, Percival Goodman, Judaica, Arks, Synagogue Art). Bookseller Inventory # 6389X2

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Title: Contemporary Synagogue Art: Developments In ...

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition..

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In October 1990, Rodger Kamenetz traveled to Dharamsala in India as part of a group of Jewish delegates to meet with the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. What follows is the story of the movement of some Jews toward Buddhism over the past 20 years, the problems of Jewish religious life today, and the possibilities of Jewish renewal. 2 cassettes.

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Roger Kamenetz wrote the landmark international bestseller, The Jew in the Lotus, and the winner of the National Jewish Book Award, Stalking Eljah. He is a Louisiana State University Distinguished Professor of English and Religious Studies and a certified dream therapist. He lives in New Orleans with his wife, fiction writer Moira Crone.

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