Haggadot Exhibit Online Video

The videos below bring subject-matter experts from Emory and elsewhere to describe the significance of some of the items and concepts in the exhibit. These videos can also be viewed in the gallery. We invite visitors to use smartphones or tablets to snap the QR codes in the cases or on the printed guides to access and download the exhibit catalog or to explore topics in greater detail via the in-depth resources provided. An interactive console is located at the rear of the gallery.

Links to Video:



 

Adam T. Strater, Exhibit Curator and PhD Student in the Graduate Division of Religion, Emory University, provides an introduction to the exhibit and an overview of its demonstration of Pitts' vast Haggadot holdings.

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Dr. David Blumenthal, Jay and Leslie Cohen Professor of Judaic Studies, Emory University, introduces the ways that the Passover Seder is celebrated.

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Dr. David Blumenthal, Jay and Leslie Cohen Professor of Judaic Studies, Emory University, introduces the motifs of the Passover Seder.

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Dr. Eric Goldstein, Judith London Evans Director of the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies, Emory University, discusses the commercialization of Haggadot in America.

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Dr. Michael Berger, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Director, Department of Religion, Emory University, introduces the "four sons" of Passover.

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Dr. Paul Root Wolpe, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Bioethics and Director, Center for Ethics, Emory University, discusses the imager of the Passover Seder.

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Rabbi David Geffen, PhD, Editor of the American Heritage Haggadah, recalls a seder with his family in Atlanta in 1946.

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