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The exhibition "Under the same Sky" curated by Amedeo Spagnoletto and Sharon Reichel, celebrates Sukkot, the Jewish Festival of the Huts
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Sukkot is one of the main festivals of the Jewish Calendar: it celebrates the survival of the Jewish people in the desert thanks to help from Heaven. The huts (sukkot, sukkah in the singular) symbolize the precarious nature of life and also the strong bonds with the rhythms of the land, environmental sustainability and the central role of water.

The exhibition illustrates the traditional, religious and artistic sides of the festival and to its close link with nature. It is a new path through the Museum, an invitation to young and adult visitors to participate actively interacting with what they see and hear thus enriching the meaning of the exhibition.

For the first time, 10 decorated wooden panels depicting biblical scenes will be on display. They were made for a Venetian sukkah in the late 18th or 19th century and are owned by the Abbey of Praglia. They are works of art of extraordinary values that survived despite their ephemeral nature and which were not accessible by the public till now.

Where

MEIS - Museo Nazionale dell'Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah - Via Piangipane 81 - Ferrara

When

From October 14th, 2022 to February 5th, 2023

Opening

From Tuesday to Sunday: from 10.00 to 18.00. Closed on Monday. Ticket office closes at 17.15. Open 31/10.

In the same hours, the MEIShop, the library, the cataloging center and the teaching laboratories of the Museum will also be open.

Closing days

  • Monday

Price

– Full price: euro 10.00;
– Reduced price: euro 8.00 (MyFe card, from 6 to 18 years old);
– Schools: euro 2.00.
Groups and families: euro 6,00
- Free ICOM members.

Free

  • Up to age 6
  • Disabled persons with one accompanying person
  • Tourist guides
  • Journalists
  • Conscripts

Contacts

Museo Nazionale dell'Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah - Via Piangipane 81 - Ferrara
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