The Medieval Haggadah - Marc Michael Epstein at the JCC

The Medieval Haggadah: Art, Narrative and Religious Imagination by Marc Michael Epstein, professor of Religion at Vassar College affords a glimpse into the minds behind some of the most beautiful Jewish manuscripts ever created. The book explores four haggadot, including the oldest surviving illuminated haggadah, the Birds’ Head Haggadah, made around 1300. Join the author for a visually stunning evening at the JTS library which has a renowned collection of illuminated haggadot.


The Medieval Haggadah: 
Art, Narrative, and Religious Imagination
available now  from Yale University Press

A Times of London Literary Supplement "Book of the Year,"

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