21. June 17 - August 12, 2005
THE BEAUTY OF HOLINESS: JUDAIC TREASURES
From the Collections of:
The Temple Judea Museum - Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
The Leon and Julia Obermayer Collection - The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art - Congregation Rodeph Shalom.
DESCRIPTION: Through important, respective collections of Judaica and Jewish Art these two Reform congregations demonstrate a shared appreciation for the vital expression of Jewish identity, ritual and belief.
Left: TJM - Large Italian Amulet, 18th century
Right: TJM - Torah decorations by Daniel Blumberg, 20th century