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Chanukiot from the Collections of the Center for Jewish Art

​​Chanukia, Greece, Ioannina, 1868

The collection of the Center for Jewish Art contains thousands of photographs of Jewish ritual architecture and sacred objects. Among the photos you can find many Chanukiot from different places in Europe.
Discussion Points
·         Look at all of the Chanukiot. What do they have in common? What is different?
·         How is the Chanukia different from the Menorah? What were their different uses?
·         Where were Chanukiot created? Find information about these Jewish communities.
·         Are the designs of the different Chanukiot typical of the art in these places?
·         Look for other designs of Chanukiot on the internet and in other sources. Choose your favorite and explain why you chose this design.

 
Background information
·         Chanukah Menorah  - Wikipedia
·         Images of Chanukiot – Google images