The Passover Haggadah
  Modern Art in Dialogue with an Ancient Text
      Asher Kalderon
     
     

Asher Kalderon: was born in Bulgaria and immigrated to Israel in 1948. He studied art and design at Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem, and is the creator of The New Passover Haggadah. Of his designs and art creations: stamps, coins and medals, Kalderon's wall tapestries are the most popular and well-known among Jewish communities worldwide. He exhibits his art in Israel and abroad and has won national and international first prizes in many design competitions. Kalderon is the winner of The Minister of Education prize in Israel for creators of Jewish culture, which was granted to him to support the creation of his Artistic Passover Haggadah book. His tapestry designs have been made into superior wall hangings and used also for calendars, posters & greeting cards. Most of Kalderon's creations frequently employ subjects from the Bible and from the Jewish tradition in a unique and modern manner. His art is collected and owned by private and institutional collectors over the world.

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