Tom Freundenheim Remembers Tzali Narkiss
Last month I wrote about the death of Bezalel Narkiss, founder of the Center for Jewish Art at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Here, I post the words or remembrance by my friend Tom Freudenheim, long active in the world of Jewish art amd museums, and member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Jewish Culture:
REMEMBERING BEZALEL NARKISS
The recent passing, on
After studying at the
Narkiss' many publications added immeasurably to the field of Jewish art studies, especially in the area of his special expertise, medieval and Renaissance Hebrew illuminated manuscripts. In 1999 he was awarded the Israel Prize. I last visited with him in
--Tom L. Freudenheim, Foundation for Jewish Culture, Board of Directors