Detail View: Leah Novick Collection: The Peaceful Maccabee

Collection Name: 
Leah Novick Collection
Title: 
The Peaceful Maccabee
Name: 
Novick, Léah
Resource Type: 
Moving image
Genre: 
Filmed performances
Place Created: 
[California]
Date Created: 
2001-02-01
Language Term: 
English
Language Term: 
Hebrew
Extent: 
1 VHS tape; color, sound (optical, multichannel); 01:03:34
Form: 
presentations (communicative events)
Form URI: 
http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300258677
Form: 
Bible plays
Form URI: 
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/genreForms/gf2014026241
Abstract: 
Performance with Leah, and possibly her students, who each portray influential Jewish women throughout history.
Note: 
00:00 [Cataloger’s note: voices are quiet throughout]. A violinist plays a song while Leah walks in front of a congregation dressed as ‘“Shamash “Shlom-Zion ha Malkah” Queen Salome Alexandra 1st century, B. C. E. Maccabean ruler of Israel.”’ Leah talks to a small group of people near the front as she continues to speak in character; 08:05 A new scene starts titled “The Talmud teaches us”; 09:51 A woman plays the character of ‘”Namnah “Bat Ha Levi” of Baghdad, 12th century Persian Torah scholar and teacher.”’ A group of women dance on stage in their costumes; 11:06 Scene changes to show three young women in character facing a menorah. A new character appears with the title, “Rebbetzin Dulcie of Worms, 12th century Franco-German, martyred community leader.”; 14:35 Another character appears ‘”Osnath Barazani, “Rabbanit Mizrachi” 16th century Kurdistani Yeshiva Administrator.”’; 19:34 Scene changes to show another character, “Sarah Bat Tovim 18th century Eastern European liturgist and author.”; 26:00 Scene changes to another character, ‘“Soreh Bezalel, Late 18th century European “Woman of Valor.”’; 37:52 Scene changes to the next character, “Penina Moise, Early 19th century Sephardic-American poet.”; 46:00 Scene changes to another character, “Rachel Luzzatto-Morpurgo, 19th century Italian mystic and poet.”; 52: 30 Scene changes to show ‘“Malkele die Triskerin” 19th century Easter European Chasidic Rebbe.”’; 01:00:15 Two women sing a song at the end of the performance. Credits roll across the screen.
Note Type: 
timestamp
Subject Topic: 
Jewish women
Subject Topic: 
Women--History
Subject Topic: 
Women--Social conditions
Subject Name: 
Salome Alexandra, 139 B.C.-67 B.C.
Identifier: 
narv_novickLeah_box3_thePeacefulMaccabee_a.mp4
Physical Location: 
University of Colorado Boulder Libraries Rare and Distinctive Collections
Date Captured: 
2021-12
Internet Media Type: 
video/mp4
Digital Origin: 
reformatted digital
Access Condition: 
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Access Condition URI: 
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