Objects
Photograph: Wooden synagogue. European Jews
Photograph: Wooden synagogue. European Jews
Title
Photograph: Wooden synagogue
Ethnic groups
European Jews
Territory
Southwestern Krai, Podolia Guberniya, Ushitsky Uyezd, Shtetl of Zamehov
Date
1912-1914s
Collectors-person
Photographer
Yudovin S. B.
Photographic process
Gelatin silver printing with chemical development (DOP)
Dimensions
11,6 x 16,9
Corpus
Photo Collections of REM
Number
РЭМ 4997-11
Annotation
Jewish ethnographic expedition of S. A. An-sky. Synagogue: Jewish house of prayer, spiritual and administrative center of a Jewish community. The synagogue combined ritual, managerial, and educational functions; it hosted public prayers and study of sacred texts, religious rites, and meetings of the community's administration and courts; often, spaces for ritual immersion (mikvah) and schools for children (cheders and Talmud Torahs were also provided in synagogues. Some synagogues had special spaces for visitors.
Ethnical annotation
בית הכנסת מעץ. מחוז פודולסק, אוייזד אושיצקי, עיירה יהודית זמחוב. יהודים אירופאים. המשלחת האתנוגרפית היהודית של ס'.א'. אנ-סקי צלם - יודובין ס'.ב'. 1912-1914. תמונה מודפסת.