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Jewish Museum of Prague

StaМЃtniМЃ zМЊidovskeМЃ muzeum (Czech Republic)

Jewish Museum of Prague

a guide through the collections

by StaМЃtniМЃ zМЊidovskeМЃ muzeum (Czech Republic)

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Published by Umĕlecká beseda in Prague in [Prague] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten and edited by Hana Volavková ; [edited by the Jewish Museum of Prague].
SeriesA Czech guide through museums, galleries and memorials ;, v. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 85/00765 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p., 48 p. of plates :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2673727M
LC Control Number85838933

The collections of the Jewish Museum in Prague contain as many as 40, unique items, artworks, rare textiles and other artefacts. The museum also has about , books, in addition to a wealth of photographs and documents. These items are not only of interest to regular visitors but are also of great value to scholars and researchers. this one containing Czechoslovakian books. When World War II ended, the Torah scrolls still lay in the Jewish Museum which had now become the State Jewish Museum in Prague, and thus came under the control of Artia, the official agents of the Czechoslovak government in charge of "cultural properties".

OR book a private guided tour and do not worry about your tickets. Your guide chooses the best option and sale point for you without queuing. Where to buy tickets to Jewish museum. As mentioned above, the Jewish museum in Prague runs different exhibitions in .   It belonged to the library of Prague's Jewish community before the war, and it is not clear under what circumstances it disappeared. The book turned up last year at an auction organized by Kestenbaum & Company. Auction house director Daniel Kestenbaum gave it to the Jewish Museum in Prague on Tuesday.

Children's Drawings from the Concentration Camp of Terezin Paperback – by State Jewish Museum in Prague (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" — — —5/5(1).   Another of the Jewish Museum in Prague's synagogues, it hosts an exhibition about the history of Jews in Bohemia and Moravia, as well as a collection of silver artifacts from those regions. To see more of this part of the Jewish Quarter, check out the ° tour of the Synagogue on the Jewish Museum website.


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The core of the museum's library is the Historical Collection, which comprises the former Library of the Jewish Prague Jewish Community, dating back to This was developed on the basis of donations and bequests from prominent Jewish figures of Prague, such as Chief Rabbi Solomon Judah Rapoport, the Prague printer Moses Israel Landau and the burial society.

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The collection of the former Library of the Jewish Religious Community in Prague, which dates back tolater became the basis of the present-day Library of the Jewish Museum in Prague.

The aim of the community library was to build on Prague's traditional role as a major centre of Jewish culture, science and scholarship. Spanish Synagogue is temporarily closed to the public due to reason of modernization. The museum is open daily except Saturdays and other Jewish holidays: 9 a.m.

– 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the museum’s ticket offices, Information and Reservation Centre (Maisel Prague 1) or in the museum's e-shop.

Recorded in the Associations Register of the Prague 1 Local Authority on 30 SeptemberFile No. 56/ (hereinafter referred to as “the Museum”) The Museum provides the websitevia which and by means of distance communication, it enables the concluding of contracts for the supply of goods.

Jewish Jewish Museum of Prague book Members must create an account to receive a member discount. Menu. Gift. James Tissot’s Journey to the Jewish Museum was originally published in The Jewish Museum on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

The energy of the crowded scene is a stark contrast to the collected quietness and introspection of Tim Gidal’s Night of the Cabbalist. Collections. The Jewish Museum of Maryland has the largest single collection of regional Jewish Americana in the U.S.

Our collections include works of art, historical photographs, clothing, ceremonial items, rare books, everyday objects, documents, oral histories, and memorabilia.

The Jewish Museum in Prague and the New York City-based auction house Kestenbaum & Company took joint measures that led to the return of a 16th-century book that had been missing from the museum’s library collections.

The book was listed in an auction catalogue, but was withdrawn when it first seemed to match a specific missing book that had distinctive stamps. Prague Jewish Museum.

This museum consists of six Jewish monuments clustered together in Josefov: the Maisel Synagogue; the Pinkas Synagogue; the Spanish Synagogue; the Klaus Synagogue; the Ceremonial Hall; and the Old Jewish on: Reservation Centre, Maisel Prague, Central Europe. Under the cover name 'museum', the Central Jewish Museum became a safe haven for liturgical objects, books and archival documents from the defunct Jewish communities for the duration of the war.

Thanks to the efforts of the art historian and chief curator Josef Polák and his colleagues, this institution operated on a completely professional level, creating the basis for the work of the present-day museum.

The Jewish Museum (or Zidovské Muzeum) operates over several sites, including the Old Jewish Cemetery, the Spanish Synagogue and the Maisel Synagogue. Together this cluster of sites - which you can visit as a tour with an English-speaking guide - gives you a rounded picture of the history of the Jewish people in Prague.

Discover the Jewish Quarter of Prague, known as Josefov, with a professional guide of the Prague’s Jewish Museum. On this hour walking tour, you Duration: hours/5(K).

The jewish museum consists of jewish district six different venues. The museum there were on display, including more than exhibits, copies of books and materials, is one of the most extensive jewish museum collections in the world. Here you can enjoy the very detailed Bohemia region of jewish culture, quite entertaining.5/5.

This refers to the Jewish Quarter of Prague - a must see This refers to the area where several of the synagogues are located as well as the Jewish cemetery too.

It was/is an important part of Prague and now still has a story to tell about the history of /5(). The Jewish Museum in Prague Prague’s Jewish Museum, one of the oldest and continuously existing Jewish museums in the world, was founded in The mission of the museum is to document the history, traditions and customs of the Jewish population in Bohemia and preserve valuable artefacts from the Prague synagogues that were destroyed during.

The book titled 'Mikne Avram - Peculium Abrae' is displayed at the Prague's Jewish Museum in Prague, Czech Republic, Janu (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). We recommend booking Pinkas Synagogue, Jewish Museum in Prague tours ahead of time to secure your spot.

If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 17 Pinkas Synagogue, Jewish Museum in Prague /5().

The often overlooked Museum of Decorative Arts, so close to the Jewish quarter that it actually provides a stunning view of the adjoining Jewish Cemetery, has a wonderful collection of textiles, Czech poster prints, photography, glass, furniture, and other fascinating objects, plus a gift shop that sells unique jewelry and books.

Museum of Decorative Arts in. The Jewish Museum offers free admission for active duty personnel members and their families year-round, and is a proud member of Blue Star Museums. Free admission available for visitors with Federal Disability identification.

Saturdays & Free Admission Days. In Judaism, Saturday is the Sabbath, a day of rest, free from the concerns of. Pearl's 3 hour walking tour of Jewish Museum in Prague was a highlight of our brief visit in Prague and a great way to start our 3 day vacation.

Pearl is a knowledgeable and engaging guide. She brings to life the century’s long history of the Jews of Prague in both local and /5(11).Small but rich in cultural attractions, Jewish Museum in Prague counts among Europe's best-preserved ghettos.

Paradoxically, Hitler's intent to create an "exotic museum of an extinct race" here served to ensure the small enclave's continued existence .The Jewish Museum is in the Josefov district in the centre of Prague and close to Old Town Square. Address: Jewish Museum, U stary skoly 1.

Opening Hours. April-October: Sunday-Friday (except Jewish holidays) November-March: Sunday-Friday (except Jewish holidays)