The Passover Haggadah
  Modern Art in Dialogue with an Ancient Text
      Matthew Berkowitz
     
     

The Matthew Berkowitz Haggadah

Passover Landscapes; Illuminations on the Exodus. Portfolio of 27 signed and numbered giclee prints, Haggadah and Book of Commentary by Matthew L. Berkowitz. Jerusalem: Nirtzah Editions, 2006.

Berkowitz is a rabbi whose current position is that of Senior Rabbinic Fellow in the Florida Regional Office of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Landscapes according to Berkowitz "convey the soul of the Passover experience." It is "an expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view. The seder imparts the breadth of Jewish experience, treating us to a panoramic view of Judaism through text and interpretation." Of his work, Berkowitz writes, "I hope to challenge the ennui often experienced around the seder table and to recapture a spirit of creativity and spontaneity." In addition to the images, the calligraphy is also by the artist.

Images copyright � Matthew Berkowitz.

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