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From Slavery to Redemption: Crafting Jewish Identity in the Middle Ages

Presented in conjunction with The Rylands Haggadah: Medieval Jewish Art in Context (on view March 27–September 30, 2012), this lecture by Abby Kornfeld, a doctoral candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, explores the beauty, poignancy, and wit of illuminated Hebrew manuscripts, and examines how art shaped the experience of Jewish ritual in the Middle Ages.

The installation is made possible by The David Berg Foundation.

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (76)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
(00:01:32) 144 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 131 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 133 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 176 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 105 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 173 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 234 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 333 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1030 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 166 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 160 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2217 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5134 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 112 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 109 views