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Samuel and Bettie Roberts Lecture in Jewish Art - “Arthur Szyk & the Art of the Haggadah”

Date: 02-24-2021

Time: 07:30 PM

Location: ZOOM - Register at https://fairfield.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_V3p7Iq_rS3K6GsNl2YP_5w

Fairfield University Faculty, Administrators, & Staff!

Please join us for a talk with Irvin Ungar, rabbi, antiquarian, and the world’s foremost expert on illustrator-activist Arthur Szyk, on a talk titled "Arthur Szyk and the Art of the Haggadah.

In his lecture, Irvin Ungar will share insights from The Szyk Haggadah and will explore how the story of Passover and Szyk’s powerful, visual commentary resonated with 1930s European Jewry. The brilliant political imagery of Szyk’s Haggadah highlights the injustices and horrors of the World War II period along with inspirational message for humanity’s future interdependence.

The program is a free virtual webinar that is open to the public. For more information, contact the Bennett Center at bennettcenter@fairfield.edu or call (203) 254-4000, ext. 2066.


Related Web Site : https://www.fairfield.edu/undergraduate/academics/centers/bennett-center-for-judaic-studies/


For more information, contact Jennifer Haynos / 203-254-4000 x2066 / jhaynos@fairfield.edu