Thu 20th Aug 2020 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Towards New Horizons: Hebrew University Experts Share Their Insights
The Center for Jewish Art at The Hebrew University is a research institute devoted to the documentation and research of Jewish visual culture. Established in 1979, it documented and researched objects of Jewish art in 700 museums, libraries, private collections and synagogues in 41 countries. Today, the center's archives and collections constitute the largest and most comprehensive body of information on Jewish art in existence.
Who Will You See There?
Dr. Anna Berezin is a researcher in the Center for Jewish Art and her research interests include the areas of Economic History of East European Jews, Jewish Heritage in the Eastern Europe, Siberian Jews and their culture. At the moment, she is co-authoring with Dr. Vladimir Levin a book on Jewish material culture in Siberia.
Dr. Vladimir Levin is the Director of the Center for Jewish Art. He has published over 120 articles and essays and has headed numerous research expeditions to document synagogues and other monuments of Jewish material culture in eastern and central Europe and lead several research projects in the field of Jewish Art, the most important of which is the creation of the Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art – the world’s largest digital depository of Jewish heritage
Preservation & Perseverance