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The Jewish Calendar 2018-2019 Engagement features 53 full-color Judaic ceremonial masterpieces from the internationally renowned collection of The Jewish Museum, New York. Spans a full 16 months from September 2018 through December 2019. Includes U.S. and Jewish holidays, Sabbath candle-lighting times, and a list of Jewish holidays through the year 2030, making this calendar essential for every Jewish household.
The extraordinary works of art reproduced here communicate the aesthetic values and skill of their creators while revealing different aspects of Jewish culture. Paintings, prints, sculptures, and ceremonial objects all speak as evocatively about the Jewish experience in the world as they do about the unique power of art to both inspire and inform. Spanning nearly two hundred years, these works represent the enormous range of art in the unparalleled collection of the Jewish Museum in New York City. This calendar covers September 2018 through December 2019 (Elul 5778 Tevet 5780). In addition to its 16 images (one for each month), it includes major and minor Jewish holidays, the weekly Torah readings and candle-lighting times, and the blessings to be recited over the candles.