• Made in Italy

    The Material Side of Spiritual Objects


    The U. Nahon Museum of Italian Jewish Art transports its visitors into this flourishing world by means of the wooden furniture and ornaments, textiles, metalwork, manuscripts and marble engravings that formed the scene of everyday life for Italian Jewry. The newly renovated Museum’s permanent exhibition MADE IN ITALY: The Material Side of Spiritual Objects displays […]


  • A mysterious lamp from a vanished empire


    A unique and mysterious remnant of Jewish life in Europe goes on display in Jerusalem: a Hanukkah Lamp fashioned a century ago from the ornamental headgear of a soldier of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This lamp evokes days of conflicts in a lost European world and suggests a way to transform an object linked to war […]