Lisa and Maureen are back with a very special preview of our upcoming March 4th film screening and talk with filmmaker Jim Ruxin. In this episode, Jim discusses how Arthur Szyk came to create one of the most well known haggadahs in the world, as well as detailing the Passover haggadah’s historical significance as a tool for storytelling, art display, and even war propaganda! Check out the info for March 4th’s event below:
Special Pre-Passover Film Event:
Hidden secrets and provocative pictures in Haggadot through the centuries and around the world.
Sunday, March 4 2pm – 4pm @ The Braid
Take a journey through the visual history of the diaspora as seen through 500 years of Haggadot, featuring the film “In Every Generation: Remaking The Szyk Haggadah,” with filmmaker Jim Ruxin. Prior to the film, Ruxin will present a short program about haggadot from around the world. To close the program he will display one of the new, fine art limited edition copies of the Szyk Haggadah for JWT’s guests to experience, along with a collection of diaspora haggadot.
$25 admission includes light refreshments.