• February 24
  • Virtual Fairfield University Bennett Center for Judaic Studies, Fairfield
  • February 24, 2021
  • Category: Lectures/Literary

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Event Description

Arthur Szyk and the Art of the Haggadah," with Irvin Ungar

Speaker: Irvin Ungar, rabbi and antiquarian book dealer specializing in historic Judaica. World’s foremost expert on the artist-activist, Arthur Szyk. Co-editor, The Szyk Haggadah, publisher and editor, Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art (2017)

Arthur Szyk scholar Irvin Ungar will share insights from The Szyk Haggadah, exploring how the story of Passover and Szyk’s visual commentary resonated with 1930s European Jewry. The brilliant political imagery of Szyk’s Haggadah highlights the injustices and horrors of the WWII period along with inspirational messages for humanity’s future interdependence.

Registration required at https://fairfield.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_V3p7Iq_rS3K6GsNl2YP_5w

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