The Lives of Jewish Books

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

David Stern, the Moritz and Josephine Berg Professor of Classical Hebrew Literature at the University of Pennsylvania spoke on The Lives of Jewish Books, describing the afterlife of two important Hebrew manuscripts, The Free Library Pentateuch and the Worms Mahzor. The lecture was delivered at the opening reception for the Fisher exhibition "As it is Written": Judaic Treasures from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.