Irvin Ungar - The Szyk Haggadah

Sunday, March 27, 2011 - 7:00pm

Corte Madera store
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Irvin Ungar presents The Szyk Haggadah ($40.00 hardcover/16.95 paperback). This edition, the first since 1940 to be reproduced from Szyk’s original art, boasts a newly commissioned English text by Rabbi Byron L. Sherwin. A special commentary section by Rabbi Sherwin and Irvin Ungar gives insight into the rituals of the Seder.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
The Szyk Haggadah Cover Image
By Arthur Szyk, Irvin Ungar (Commentaries by), Byron L. Sherwin (Translator)
ISBN: 9780810997455
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: ABRAMS - March 15th, 2011

Arthur Szyk (pronounced "Shick") created his magnificent Haggadah in Lodz, on the eve of the Nazi occupation of his native Poland. There is no Haggadah like it, before or since, filled with sumptuous paintings of Jewish heroes and stunning calligraphy.