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Sunday, March 6 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Haggadah Messages - Jews and Culture Through the Hagaddah

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We use a haggadah every Pesach. The first haggadda was written about 1100 years ago. Since then, thousands of haggadot have been written and published. They were written and illustrated in medieval Europe and Spain; in Renaissance Italy; through the Industrial Revolution, Communist Russia, and the Holocaust. This presentation will trace the political and realities of the lives of Jews from throughout history, illustrated with pictures and illustrations from ancient and modern haggadot.

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Laya Crust-Lightstone

Laya Crust grew up in Winnipeg, Canada and later moved to Toronto where she studied art and Jewish text. Always fascinated by the inter- relationships of Torah text with nature, faith and human dynamics, Laya’s work weaves together imagery, faith and understanding. | | Laya doesn’t limit her work to one medium. Although much of her work is a combination of painting and calligraphy she ahs also created hand-made artist books, designed... Read More →

Sunday March 6, 2016 3:00pm - 3:45pm

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