When Your Children Ask, You Shall Tell Them. The Art of the Passover Haggadah

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David Jonathan Gilner.


Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, 2001. Booklet, 16 pp., illustrations: 10 col., 23.5 × 23.5 cm. English.


HUC-JIR Klau Library (March–May 2001)


The history and illustration of the Haggadah, shown through objects from the Library’s collection. Text by David J. Gilner provides an overview of the Haggadah’s production, illustration and printing. Detailed descriptive entries. 45 items.

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Haggadot, illuminated manuscriptsHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Ashkenaz, 15th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Bohemia-Moravia & Germany, 17th–19th CHebrew illuminated manuscripts, Italy, 17th–19th CJacob ben Judah Leib Shamash (scribe-artist)Judeo-Persian manuscriptsKaifengMeir ben Israel Jaffe of Heidelberg (scribe-artist)Moses Leib ben Wolf of Trebitsch (scribe-artist)Steinhardt, JakobSzyk, Arthur

Related ephemera

“The Four Questions. As they were asked centuries ago at Passover Seders in the heart of China”. The Sino-Judaic Institute, Menlo Park, Calif., USA, 1990, leaflet, 6 pp., 3 b&w illus, with reproduction of the four questions as they appear in a Haggadah from Kaifeng, 18th C.

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Southern Methodist University, Bridwell Library, Dallas, Tex., USA (1 March–20 May 2000)

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