With Prof. Shalom Sabar
The earliest known pictorial depictions of the Jewish wedding emerged in Medieval
Ashkenaz as a polemic response to antisemitic German imagery. Later, however,
Christian Hebraists provided the most telling images that reflect best the customs and changes in the Ashkenazi wedding. What were they and how can they be seen?
Tuesday August 4th 8:00pm (1:00pm EST)
Please register in advance here for our live, free of charge, webinar
In honor of Tu B’Av, the day marking love and romance in the Jewish calendar, we offer a series of lectures devoted to changes in the traditions and artifacts related to Jewish weddings. Join Prof. Shalom Sabar on a journey interwoven with Judaica pieces and artworks which tell the story of Jewish weddings in different times and different places.
A three part series
Tuesday August 11th 8:00pm