Judaism through Art ebook
Since modern times Jewish artistry has produced exquisite ritual ornaments. Moreover, as the Jewish people spread across the western world, contact with Christian art led to greater tolerance of human representation. Judaic art thus displays a great diversity. Yet two groups and styles can be distinguished — the Ashkenazi from Eastern Europe and the Sephardi or ‘Moorish’ originating from Spain.
This unfolds the history and beliefs of Judaism through carefully selected works of art, accompanied by clear and comprehensive text. By studying the 30 images in this 63 page pdf document, students can become familiar with the historic background within which the religion has evolved. Click here for a PREVIEW