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Alfred Moldovan, 1921–2013, Arthur Kiron Jun 2014

Alfred Moldovan, 1921–2013, Arthur Kiron

Judaica Librarianship

Obituary of Alfred Moldovan (1921–2013).


The Story Of The Sarajevo Haggada, Kemal Bakaršić Dec 1995

The Story Of The Sarajevo Haggada, Kemal Bakaršić

Judaica Librarianship

The story of the rescue of Sarajevo's Haggada codex during the Second World War was put together first by checking archives and other reliable sources, and thereafter contrasting the findings with the legend itself. It appears that a fictional story has filled a gap in the historical record of the postwar years; the legend has protected persons involved in the salvation of the Haggada.


Hebraica Now! The Book Arts, 1991–1993, Leila Avrin Sep 1994

Hebraica Now! The Book Arts, 1991–1993, Leila Avrin

Judaica Librarianship

There have been several positive developments in the areas of Hebrew typography, fine and private printing, and artists' books from 1991 to 1993. The paper discusses recent typefaces by the Jerusalem designer Zvi Narkiss; the typographic experiments of Ariel Wardi, former head of the Printing Department of Hadassah College of Technology in Jerusalem, as well as a new Hebrew display letter, "Hillel," designed by Scott-Martin Kosofsky for the Harvard Hillel Sabbath Songbook. The works of two private presses are examined: that of the Santa Monica private printer Jacob Samuel in a book illustrated by Micha Ulmann, and that of Jerusalem ...