Judaism in art







Altneushul synagogue, Prague
In the “Old New Synagogue,” desks surround a Torah plaform. Text outweighs image—only plants ornament the space.

Altneushul, Prague



Moses and Aaron come before Pharaoh, from the Golden Haggadah, c. 1320, Northern Spain, probably Barcelona (British Library, MS. 27210, fol. 1o verso)
No splashes of wine stain this luxurious book! Its 56 miniatures illustrate the story of Passover.

The Golden Haggadah