The Sarajevo Haggadah: a Masterpiece of Jewish Art and its Incredible Journey from Catalonia to Bosnia.
Sunday, April 2, 1 pm ET
Considered nowadays the most valuable and number one national art treasure of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Sarajevo Haggadah is popularly known as the most beautiful Hebrew book ever produced. The famous illuminated Haggadah witnessed many dramatic events – sought after by the Nazis, hidden by a Muslim librarian, robbed by art thieves, endangered during the Bosnian War of the 1990s, hidden in the underground vault of the National Bank – and it was miraculously saved time and again. Join us as Shalom Sabar, Professor Emeritus of Jewish Art and Folklore at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, shares insights into this valuable treasure.Register Here