Capturing the Moment: Centuries of the Passover Haggadah

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 5:30pm

Speaker(s): 
Kalman Bland

Please joins us for the opening reception of: CAPTURING THE MOMENT: CENTURIES OF THE PASSOVER HAGGADAHAn Exhibit from the Collections of the Duke University LibrariesFebruary 23, 2017 - June 11, 2017At The Jerry and Bruce Chappell Family Gallery (near the main entrance to Perkins Library)Duke University Libraries invite you to an exhibit of the Passover Haggadah, a Jewish text written for the Passover Seder meal. This exhibit explores the long and interesting history of the Haggadot (pl. of Haggadah) and how their illustrations and texts shed light on cultural, religious and political changes.Opening Reception: March 22, 2017, 5:30 p.m.Guest Speaker: PROF. KALMAN BLAND Professor Emeritus of Religious StudiesThe Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room, Rubenstein LibraryWest Campus Duke University, Durham, NCFor more information contact meg.brown@duke.edu This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies and the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter FoundationParking available at the Bryan Center Garage

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Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

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