Monday, February 9, 2015

International Survey of Jewish Monuments at College Art Association


(International Survey of Jewish Monuments at College Art Association)
 All welcome, no conference registration needed

Thursday, February 12, 2015, 12:30-2:00 p.m.

Hilton New York, 3rd Floor, West Ballroom

1335 Avenue of the Americas (54th St), New York 

Jamaican Jewish gravestone revealed. Photo: Emma Lewis 2015.

Trends and New Initiatives in Jewish Heritage Documentation and Preservation

“Review of Recent Jewish Heritage Initiatives”

Samuel D. Gruber, Gruber Heritage Global

"Jamaican Jewish Cemeteries: On the Ground and in the Cloud"
Rachel Frankel, AIA & Joseph M deLeon

Discussion and Reports from the Floor


N.B. At the conference that morning is the session:

Time: 02/12/2015, 9:30 AM—12:00 PM Location: Hilton New York, 2nd Floor, Madison Suite

[Entry for registered conferecne participants only. Single session registration is available.]

Chair: Mohammad Gharipour, Morgan State University

Decorating Synagogues in the Western Islamic World: The Role of Sephardi Traditionalism
Vivian B. Mann, The Jewish Theological Seminary

Tracing the Four Column Tevah Synagogue Type in Ottoman Lands
Samuel D. Gruber, International Survey of Jewish Monuments

Synagogues of the Fez Mellah: Constructing Sacred Spaces in Nineteenth-Century Morocco Michelle H. Craig, independent scholar

The Architecture and Décor of the Synagogues of Tangier: Modernization and Internationalization of the Jewish Community
Mitchell Serels

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