CATALOGS: Exhibitions from the Jewish Museum of Maryland

Posted on November 4th, 2012 by

Chosen Food: Cuisine, Culture, and American Jewish Identity

Table of Contents:

Introduction by Avi Y. Decter and Juliana Ochs Dweck
Contemporary Voices: Cholent Traditions from Around the Globe by Elizabeth Alpern
“Our Parents Were Hungry and We Are Sated”: The Immigrant World of American Jewish Food by Hasia R. Diner
Contemporary Voices: Expanding the Definition of Jewish Food by Ruth Abusch-Magder
Cuisine and Companionship: Eating Out Jewish in America by Ted Merwin
Contemporary Voices: Giving New Meaning to “Less is More” by Dorothy Lipovenko
From Beef a la Mode to Guacamole Latkes: A Genealogy of American Jewish Cookbooks by Lara Rabinovitch
Contemporary Voices: What Belongs on the Plate at a Sustainable Jewish Wedding? by Elisheva Margulies
“Who Can Cater a Bris in Queens?”: Circumcision Meals in Contemporary America by Juliana Ochs Dweck
Contemporary Voices: Shabbat Meals: At Home, Away from the War by Molly Birnbaum
Passover Bunny Cakes: Negotiating Jewish and Gentile Identities in the Passover Season by Carol Harris-Shapiro
Contemporary Voices: Eco-Glatt by Yael Greenberg
Ethical Eating: The New Jewish Food Movement by Mary L. Zamore
Contemporary Voices: A Grandmother’s Chicken Paprikash by Shulamit Seidler-Feller
Beyond Kashrut: Six Jewish Food Rules by Vanessa L. Ochs
Contemporary Voices: Kasha Recipes Get a Modern Makeover by Louisa Shafia
Jewish Foodways:  Choosing Food, Making Meaning by Carole M. Counihan
Reflecting on Chosen Food by Stephen J. Whitfield

Publication of this catalog was made possible with generous support from:

National Endowment for the Humanities
The Herbert Bearman Foundation, Inc.
Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, Inc.
Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation
Maryland State Arts Council
Betsey and Philip Kahn Publications Endowment
Louis and Frances B. Booke Research Endowment

Cost: $20.00

Voices of Lombard Street: A Century of Change in East Baltimore

Table of Contents:

Foreward by Deborah R. Weiner, Anita Kassof, and Avi Y. Decter
The Local and the Global: Lombard Street and the Modern Jewish Diaspora by Hasia Diner
A Different Kind of Neighborhood: Central European Jews and the Origins of Jewish East Baltimore  by Eric L. Goldstein
“We Were Poor and We Didn’t Know It”: Growing Up in Old East Baltimore by Anita Kassof
“Keeping Peace in the Family”: The Jewish Court of Arbitration, 1912-1945 by Melanie Shell-WEiss
“Tutto il Mondo e Paese”: Baltimore’s Little Italy as Immigrant Hometown by Melissa Martens
Public Notions, Private Lives: The Meanings of Place in an Inner City Neighborhood by Deborah R. Weiner
See Change: A Visual Journey through the Urban Landscape by Dean Krimmel

Publication of this catalog was made possible with generous support from:

Henry & Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation
Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Maryland Historical Trust

Cost: $20.00

Enterprising Emporiums: The Jewish Department Stores of Downtown Baltimore

Table of Contents:

Forward by Mark Neumann
Memory and Meaning in Baltimore’s Jewish-Owned Department Stores by Avi Y. Decter
Merchant Princes and Their Palaces: The Emergence of Department Stores in Baltimore by Dean Krimmel
White Sales: The Racial Politics of Baltimore’s Jewish-Owned Department Stores, 1935-1965 by Paul A. Kramer, Johns Hopkins University
Expressions of Jewish Identity in Baltimore’s Downtown Department Stores by Melissa J. Martens

Publication of this catalog was made possible with generous support from:

The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation
Maryland Historical Trust
Maryland State Arts Council

Cost: $15.00

Lives Lost, Lives Found: Baltimore’s German Jewish Refugees, 1933-1945

Table of Contents:

Introduction by Avi Y. Decter
The Third Wave: German Jewish Refugees Come to Baltimore by Deborah R. Weiner
To Leave a World Behind?: German Jews Confront the Onset of Nazism by Sonat Hart, Baltimore Hebrew University
Knocking at the Door: The German Jewish Refugees and U.S. Immigration Policy by Anita Kassof
Matters of Public Knowledge: The Baltimore Jewish Times and Nazi Germany’s War Against the Jews, 1933-1942 by Dirk Bonker, University of North Florida
Germany’s Loss is Baltimore’s Gain: Jewish Youth from the Third Reich Remake Their Lives in Baltimore by Chana R. Kotzin
In Their Own Words: The Experiences of Baltimore’s German Jewish Refugees by Robin Z. Waldman

Publication of this catalog was made possible with generous support from:

The Ingber Family RAM Foundation
In honor of Erich Oppenheim, our father, grandfather, and great grandfather
The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation
The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation

Cost: $18.00

We Call This Place Home: Jewish Life in Maryland’s Small Towns


Table of Contents:

Forward by Mark Neumann
Introduction by Avi Y. Decter
The Jewish History of Small-Town America by Lee Shai Weissbach, University of Louisville
Beyond Lombard Street: Jewish Life in Maryland’s Small Towns by Eric L. Goldstein, Emory University
In the Belly of the Whale: Staying Jewish in Maryland’s Small Towns Today by Karen Falk

Publication of this catalog was made possible with generous support from:

The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation
Henry and Elizabeth Lehmann Philanthropic Fund
National Endowment for the Humanities
Maryland Historical Trust
Maryland State Arts Council

Cost: $15.00

The Other Promised Land: Vacationing, Identity, and the Jewish American Dream

Table of Contents:

Forward by Avi Y. Decter
Vacation Days: Jews in the American Landscape by Judith E. Endelman
Baltimore’s Backyard: Jewish Vacations in Maryland by Deborah R. Weiner
A Place in the Sun: Jewish Vacationers in Atlantic City, 1890-1945 by Melissa Martens
A Movable Community in the Catskills by Phil Brown
Miami Beach: Like Strawberries in Winter by Deborah Dash Moore
Visiting Vanished Worlds: Reflections on Jewish Heritage Tourism by Rebecca Kobrin

Publication of this catalog was made possible with generous support from:

The Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation
The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
National Endowment for the Humanities
Maryland Hostircal Trust
Maryland State Arts Council
Willard and Lillian Hackerman
 Cost: $15.00

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