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Construction and Design

Bracha Yaniv

in The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764371
eISBN:
9781800343436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764371.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on carpentry and woodcarving as the artistic skills needed for the erection of a wooden Torah ark. It discloses how Jewish craftsmanship was restricted to professions necessary ... More


The Rabbi

Robert Nemes

in Another Hungary: The Nineteenth-Century Provinces in Eight Lives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804795913
eISBN:
9780804799126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795913.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

What role did religion play in public life? What about antisemitism? How did Jews respond to pressures to adopt the language and customs of the majority Christian society? Answers to these questions ... More


Origins

Gary D. Rhodes and Robert Singer

in Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460682
eISBN:
9781474481083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460682.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Understanding the television commercial’s evolution from its inception to the late 1950s illustrates how it was influenced by the classical Hollywood style, and that its very adoption of that style ... More


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