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A little bling for your skullcap… for $36,000
A little bling for your skullcap… for $36,000Need a little bling for your yarmulke? How about a $36,000 diamond-encrusted kippah? That’s what’s on sale at Modern Tribe, a website that sells contemporary Judaica, including such traditional items as seder plates and menorahs. The yarmulke ...read more
Source: The Times of Israel
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:31:00 GMT
This $36,000 Kippah Is The Ultimate Luxury Item
This $36,000 Kippah Is The Ultimate Luxury ItemIf you’ve got $36,000 to spare, Modern Tribe — a site that sells contemporary Judaica — has the perfect gift for you: A kippah made of diamonds. The kippah (literally called “The Kippah,” as if denoting its ultimate baller status), is made out of ...read more
Source: The Jewish Daily Forward
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
In Greece, A Cultural Gem Showcases Athen’s Oldest Community
In Greece, A Cultural Gem Showcases Athen’s Oldest CommunityThe collection is arranged thematically. One section covers Judaica and Jewish holidays, another ethnography and the history of Greek Jews. There is also a dedicated section about the Holocaust, which had a devastating impact on Greece. A synagogue from ...read more
Source: Jewish Week
Published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:54:00 GMT
Darcie Fohrman’s early interest in teaching, museums, sparks life-long passion
Darcie Fohrman’s early interest in teaching, museums, sparks life-long passionBy 1971, Fohrman was the Director of Exhibits at the Spertus Museum of Judaica in Chicago where her responsibilities included, exhibition planning, design, project supervision and management, in the production and installation of over 40 temporary art ...read more
Source: Monterey County
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:46:00 GMT
Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’
Online Judaica Shop Promotes What It Calls ‘Most Expensive Yarmulke Ever Created’An online Judaica store published a video on Monday promoting a new item — a $36,000 kippah it called “the most expensive yarmulke ever created.” The YouTube video, uploaded by the retailer ModernTribe, explained that the kippah was handcrafted for ...read more
Source: The Algemeiner
Published on Tue, 03 Oct 2017 08:56:00 GMT
Gift from Joyce Z. Greenberg, AB’52, supports Jewish Studies at UChicago
Gift from Joyce Z. Greenberg, AB’52, supports Jewish Studies at UChicagoThe University Library has extensive holdings in Jewish Studies, including one of the leading Yiddish collections among U.S. universities and the Ludwig Rosenberger Collection of Judaica, which is one of the largest private collections documenting the ...read more
Source: news.uchicago.edu
Published on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:17:00 GMT
ROM U: Life And Celebration In The Jewish World
ROM U: Life And Celebration In The Jewish WorldThis workshop takes you on a tour of the recently renovated Dr. Fred Weinberg & Joy Cherry Weinberg Collection of Judaica, and the ROM’s rich collections of Judaic objects from around the world. Lunch is included in registration. 10:30 am-3:30 pm.read more
Source: Now Toronto
Published on Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:25:00 GMT
Arts and crafts fairs, bazaars, and pumpkin patches connect us with a simpler time
Arts and crafts fairs, bazaars, and pumpkin patches connect us with a simpler timeNancy Crair is co-chair of the Bet Shira Sisterhood Annual Holiday Bazaar set for Nov. 5. She said vendors will sell jewelry, cosmetics, Judaica, art, clothing, toys and ceramics. “One of my main goals as being the chair of bazaar vendors is to make sure ...read more
Source: The Miami Herald
Published on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:43:00 GMT
Shaw's Jerusalem: A fun and unique take on a travel book
Shaw's Jerusalem: A fun and unique take on a travel bookThis simple, tried-and-true model has sustained her inventive brand of Judaica, both online and in her popular store on Emek Refaim Street. Shaw, originally from Sydney, Australia, has been living in Israel for 31 years. She is the product of what she ...read more
Source: The Jerusalem Post
Published on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 05:07:00 GMT