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FLOWER DETAILS - FROM THE MAX STERN COLLECTION, PART 1 
These flowers are part of a silver spice box in YU Museum’s dazzling Max Stern Collection of Judaica.  Spice boxes are a typical and often decorated form of Judaica sculpture. They are used during Hazdalah, the ceremony that marks the end of the Sabbath, and the fragrant spices in the box help to rouse our souls as we transition into what Elvis Costello referred to as the “Working Week.” 

FLOWER DETAILS - FROM THE MAX STERN COLLECTION, PART 1 

These flowers are part of a silver spice box in YU Museum’s dazzling Max Stern Collection of Judaica.  Spice boxes are a typical and often decorated form of Judaica sculpture. They are used during Hazdalah, the ceremony that marks the end of the Sabbath, and the fragrant spices in the box help to rouse our souls as we transition into what Elvis Costello referred to as the “Working Week.” 

WE ALL LOVE ACCESSORIES 
Decorations and accessories have been in the human world for quite some time. What makes one accessory stand out more than the other is the creativity put into the piece. This pendant displays two motifs shared in Jewish and other artistic styles: the dove and the hamsa, both signs of peace.
What do you think the significance of placing the dove and a hamsa on top of one another in a single image?
Pendant. Bernstein Bernard, 20th century, silver. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2008, 128). Gift of Bernard Bernstein.

WE ALL LOVE ACCESSORIES

Decorations and accessories have been in the human world for quite some time. What makes one accessory stand out more than the other is the creativity put into the piece. This pendant displays two motifs shared in Jewish and other artistic styles: the dove and the hamsa, both signs of peace.

What do you think the significance of placing the dove and a hamsa on top of one another in a single image?

Pendant. Bernstein Bernard, 20th century, silver. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2008, 128). Gift of Bernard Bernstein.

TIME TO HIT THE BOOKS-BACK TO SCHOOL!
The first days of school are always filled with great expectations. This year will bring knowledge and inevitably lots of homework. Be prepared this year and achieve your best GPA yet. Just look how studious these girls are in their Brooklyn classroom in 1934.
Slide. Girls Learning in a Classroom. Yeshiva University Museum (2009.555) Gift of Av Rivel

TIME TO HIT THE BOOKS-BACK TO SCHOOL!

The first days of school are always filled with great expectations. This year will bring knowledge and inevitably lots of homework. Be prepared this year and achieve your best GPA yet. Just look how studious these girls are in their Brooklyn classroom in 1934.

Slide. Girls Learning in a Classroom. Yeshiva University Museum (2009.555) Gift of Av Rivel

DREAM BIG OR GO HOME-BACK TO SCHOOL!
College is the opportunity of a lifetime. In addition to providing great friends and inspiring teachers, higher education helps you to nurture your dreams. Dream big this semester…Dream of being an artist like these students!
Photograph showing men and a woman seated in a brightly-lighted room. In the center of their chairs are three benches, one topped by a pot on three feet; the second with a classical bust of a man (the poet Homer); the third with striding lion. An older man stands by the chair of one of the students. At the far end of the room is a six-pointed star above a cabinet containing busts. #37.
Slide. Technicum (Technion) - Drawing [class]. Yeshiva University Museum, New York (2009.435). Gift of Av Rivel

DREAM BIG OR GO HOME-BACK TO SCHOOL!

College is the opportunity of a lifetime. In addition to providing great friends and inspiring teachers, higher education helps you to nurture your dreams. Dream big this semester…Dream of being an artist like these students!

Photograph showing men and a woman seated in a brightly-lighted room. In the center of their chairs are three benches, one topped by a pot on three feet; the second with a classical bust of a man (the poet Homer); the third with striding lion. An older man stands by the chair of one of the students. At the far end of the room is a six-pointed star above a cabinet containing busts. #37.

Slide. Technicum (Technion) - Drawing [class]. Yeshiva University Museum, New York (2009.435). Gift of Av Rivel

MLK “A true brotherhood of man … in our nation”
In June 1964 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. answered a letter from Paula Pappenheim drawing similarities between the struggle for freedom and equality for African Americans and Jews.  King entreated Pappenheim to join the struggle to inspire a spirit of connection and humanity among all Americans, if not throughout the world.
Letter from Dr. King to Paula Pappenheim, Atlanta, Georgia, 1964, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum, Gift of Lucy Lang

MLK “A true brotherhood of man … in our nation”

In June 1964 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. answered a letter from Paula Pappenheim drawing similarities between the struggle for freedom and equality for African Americans and Jews.  King entreated Pappenheim to join the struggle to inspire a spirit of connection and humanity among all Americans, if not throughout the world.

Letter from Dr. King to Paula Pappenheim, Atlanta, Georgia, 1964, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum, Gift of Lucy Lang

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO SUNDAY? OLD AND THE NEW CLOSES SUNDAY!
Visit the show page and visit the gallery… before it all goes to Prague!
* Image: Three Torah mantles made by artist Mark Podwal, commissioned by the Jewish community in Prague.  They will be installed in the Old-New Synagogue this coming March.

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO SUNDAY? OLD AND THE NEW CLOSES SUNDAY!

Visit the show page and visit the gallery… before it all goes to Prague!

* Image: Three Torah mantles made by artist Mark Podwal, commissioned by the Jewish community in Prague.  They will be installed in the Old-New Synagogue this coming March.

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO SUNDAY? JEWS ON VINYL CLOSES SUNDAY!
Visit the show page and visit the gallery… before it’s too late!
*Image: Marty Allen and Steve Rossi, Batman and Rubin, Mercury, 1967, Courtesy of Josh Kun and Roger Bennett

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO SUNDAY? JEWS ON VINYL CLOSES SUNDAY!

Visit the show page and visit the gallery… before it’s too late!

*Image: Marty Allen and Steve Rossi, Batman and Rubin, Mercury, 1967, Courtesy of Josh Kun and Roger Bennett

CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF HANUKKAH 
Ok, it’s been nearly a month since the Festival of Lights concluded, but we just can’t help ourselves, what with the smell of latkes STILL infusing the walls and furniture. 
This unique Hanukkah lamp, made out of iron, can be seen as not quite kosher with its non-linear alignment of the eight candle holders, however, its interesting curvatures and minimaslic approach is quite enduring.
Hanukkah lamp. Palombo, David (ca. 1950), Iron. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2006.262), Gift of Dr. Richard Klein.

CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF HANUKKAH

Ok, it’s been nearly a month since the Festival of Lights concluded, but we just can’t help ourselves, what with the smell of latkes STILL infusing the walls and furniture. 

This unique Hanukkah lamp, made out of iron, can be seen as not quite kosher with its non-linear alignment of the eight candle holders, however, its interesting curvatures and minimaslic approach is quite enduring.

Hanukkah lamp. Palombo, David (ca. 1950), Iron. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2006.262), Gift of Dr. Richard Klein.

Happy New Year!  May 2012 be filled with happiness and joy
This postcard includes four children, two boys and two girls, blowing white horns. The Yiddish on the postcard translates to:
"The children march along
Like corporals
A children’s band
They toot and blast
Greetings they bear
Blessings they offer
And New Year’s wishes
Any takers out there?”
The year has just begun, which could only mean one thing at YUM… More exhibitions, artifacts, history, and art to share with all of you! Don’t forget to update yourself with our exhibition page so you won’t miss a show! Check out YUM’s exhibition page!
Postcard. Publisher: Williamsburg Art Co.(ca. 1915) Saxony, Germany. Yeshiva University Museum, New York (2005.065). Gift of Deborah Karp.

Happy New Year! May 2012 be filled with happiness and joy

This postcard includes four children, two boys and two girls, blowing white horns. The Yiddish on the postcard translates to:

"The children march along

Like corporals

A children’s band

They toot and blast

Greetings they bear

Blessings they offer

And New Year’s wishes

Any takers out there?”

The year has just begun, which could only mean one thing at YUM… More exhibitions, artifacts, history, and art to share with all of you! Don’t forget to update yourself with our exhibition page so you won’t miss a show! Check out YUM’s exhibition page!

Postcard. Publisher: Williamsburg Art Co.(ca. 1915) Saxony, Germany. Yeshiva University Museum, New York (2005.065). Gift of Deborah Karp.

FLOWER DETAILS - FROM THE MAX STERN COLLECTION, PART 1 
These flowers are part of a silver spice box in YU Museum’s dazzling Max Stern Collection of Judaica.  Spice boxes are a typical and often decorated form of Judaica sculpture. They are used during Hazdalah, the ceremony that marks the end of the Sabbath, and the fragrant spices in the box help to rouse our souls as we transition into what Elvis Costello referred to as the “Working Week.” 

FLOWER DETAILS - FROM THE MAX STERN COLLECTION, PART 1 

These flowers are part of a silver spice box in YU Museum’s dazzling Max Stern Collection of Judaica.  Spice boxes are a typical and often decorated form of Judaica sculpture. They are used during Hazdalah, the ceremony that marks the end of the Sabbath, and the fragrant spices in the box help to rouse our souls as we transition into what Elvis Costello referred to as the “Working Week.” 

WE ALL LOVE ACCESSORIES 
Decorations and accessories have been in the human world for quite some time. What makes one accessory stand out more than the other is the creativity put into the piece. This pendant displays two motifs shared in Jewish and other artistic styles: the dove and the hamsa, both signs of peace.
What do you think the significance of placing the dove and a hamsa on top of one another in a single image?
Pendant. Bernstein Bernard, 20th century, silver. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2008, 128). Gift of Bernard Bernstein.

WE ALL LOVE ACCESSORIES

Decorations and accessories have been in the human world for quite some time. What makes one accessory stand out more than the other is the creativity put into the piece. This pendant displays two motifs shared in Jewish and other artistic styles: the dove and the hamsa, both signs of peace.

What do you think the significance of placing the dove and a hamsa on top of one another in a single image?

Pendant. Bernstein Bernard, 20th century, silver. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2008, 128). Gift of Bernard Bernstein.

TIME TO HIT THE BOOKS-BACK TO SCHOOL!
The first days of school are always filled with great expectations. This year will bring knowledge and inevitably lots of homework. Be prepared this year and achieve your best GPA yet. Just look how studious these girls are in their Brooklyn classroom in 1934.
Slide. Girls Learning in a Classroom. Yeshiva University Museum (2009.555) Gift of Av Rivel

TIME TO HIT THE BOOKS-BACK TO SCHOOL!

The first days of school are always filled with great expectations. This year will bring knowledge and inevitably lots of homework. Be prepared this year and achieve your best GPA yet. Just look how studious these girls are in their Brooklyn classroom in 1934.

Slide. Girls Learning in a Classroom. Yeshiva University Museum (2009.555) Gift of Av Rivel

DREAM BIG OR GO HOME-BACK TO SCHOOL!
College is the opportunity of a lifetime. In addition to providing great friends and inspiring teachers, higher education helps you to nurture your dreams. Dream big this semester…Dream of being an artist like these students!
Photograph showing men and a woman seated in a brightly-lighted room. In the center of their chairs are three benches, one topped by a pot on three feet; the second with a classical bust of a man (the poet Homer); the third with striding lion. An older man stands by the chair of one of the students. At the far end of the room is a six-pointed star above a cabinet containing busts. #37.
Slide. Technicum (Technion) - Drawing [class]. Yeshiva University Museum, New York (2009.435). Gift of Av Rivel

DREAM BIG OR GO HOME-BACK TO SCHOOL!

College is the opportunity of a lifetime. In addition to providing great friends and inspiring teachers, higher education helps you to nurture your dreams. Dream big this semester…Dream of being an artist like these students!

Photograph showing men and a woman seated in a brightly-lighted room. In the center of their chairs are three benches, one topped by a pot on three feet; the second with a classical bust of a man (the poet Homer); the third with striding lion. An older man stands by the chair of one of the students. At the far end of the room is a six-pointed star above a cabinet containing busts. #37.

Slide. Technicum (Technion) - Drawing [class]. Yeshiva University Museum, New York (2009.435). Gift of Av Rivel

MLK “A true brotherhood of man … in our nation”
In June 1964 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. answered a letter from Paula Pappenheim drawing similarities between the struggle for freedom and equality for African Americans and Jews.  King entreated Pappenheim to join the struggle to inspire a spirit of connection and humanity among all Americans, if not throughout the world.
Letter from Dr. King to Paula Pappenheim, Atlanta, Georgia, 1964, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum, Gift of Lucy Lang

MLK “A true brotherhood of man … in our nation”

In June 1964 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. answered a letter from Paula Pappenheim drawing similarities between the struggle for freedom and equality for African Americans and Jews.  King entreated Pappenheim to join the struggle to inspire a spirit of connection and humanity among all Americans, if not throughout the world.

Letter from Dr. King to Paula Pappenheim, Atlanta, Georgia, 1964, Collection of Yeshiva University Museum, Gift of Lucy Lang

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO SUNDAY? OLD AND THE NEW CLOSES SUNDAY!
Visit the show page and visit the gallery… before it all goes to Prague!
* Image: Three Torah mantles made by artist Mark Podwal, commissioned by the Jewish community in Prague.  They will be installed in the Old-New Synagogue this coming March.

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO SUNDAY? OLD AND THE NEW CLOSES SUNDAY!

Visit the show page and visit the gallery… before it all goes to Prague!

* Image: Three Torah mantles made by artist Mark Podwal, commissioned by the Jewish community in Prague.  They will be installed in the Old-New Synagogue this coming March.

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO SUNDAY? JEWS ON VINYL CLOSES SUNDAY!
Visit the show page and visit the gallery… before it’s too late!
*Image: Marty Allen and Steve Rossi, Batman and Rubin, Mercury, 1967, Courtesy of Josh Kun and Roger Bennett

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING TO DO SUNDAY? JEWS ON VINYL CLOSES SUNDAY!

Visit the show page and visit the gallery… before it’s too late!

*Image: Marty Allen and Steve Rossi, Batman and Rubin, Mercury, 1967, Courtesy of Josh Kun and Roger Bennett

CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF HANUKKAH 
Ok, it’s been nearly a month since the Festival of Lights concluded, but we just can’t help ourselves, what with the smell of latkes STILL infusing the walls and furniture. 
This unique Hanukkah lamp, made out of iron, can be seen as not quite kosher with its non-linear alignment of the eight candle holders, however, its interesting curvatures and minimaslic approach is quite enduring.
Hanukkah lamp. Palombo, David (ca. 1950), Iron. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2006.262), Gift of Dr. Richard Klein.

CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF HANUKKAH

Ok, it’s been nearly a month since the Festival of Lights concluded, but we just can’t help ourselves, what with the smell of latkes STILL infusing the walls and furniture. 

This unique Hanukkah lamp, made out of iron, can be seen as not quite kosher with its non-linear alignment of the eight candle holders, however, its interesting curvatures and minimaslic approach is quite enduring.

Hanukkah lamp. Palombo, David (ca. 1950), Iron. Collection of Yeshiva University Museum (2006.262), Gift of Dr. Richard Klein.

Happy New Year!  May 2012 be filled with happiness and joy
This postcard includes four children, two boys and two girls, blowing white horns. The Yiddish on the postcard translates to:
"The children march along
Like corporals
A children’s band
They toot and blast
Greetings they bear
Blessings they offer
And New Year’s wishes
Any takers out there?”
The year has just begun, which could only mean one thing at YUM… More exhibitions, artifacts, history, and art to share with all of you! Don’t forget to update yourself with our exhibition page so you won’t miss a show! Check out YUM’s exhibition page!
Postcard. Publisher: Williamsburg Art Co.(ca. 1915) Saxony, Germany. Yeshiva University Museum, New York (2005.065). Gift of Deborah Karp.

Happy New Year! May 2012 be filled with happiness and joy

This postcard includes four children, two boys and two girls, blowing white horns. The Yiddish on the postcard translates to:

"The children march along

Like corporals

A children’s band

They toot and blast

Greetings they bear

Blessings they offer

And New Year’s wishes

Any takers out there?”

The year has just begun, which could only mean one thing at YUM… More exhibitions, artifacts, history, and art to share with all of you! Don’t forget to update yourself with our exhibition page so you won’t miss a show! Check out YUM’s exhibition page!

Postcard. Publisher: Williamsburg Art Co.(ca. 1915) Saxony, Germany. Yeshiva University Museum, New York (2005.065). Gift of Deborah Karp.

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