From Darkness to a Great Light: Creating the Survivors Talmud
10am - 10:30am PST
In honor of Yom HaShoah, learn about how the United States came to be the first government ever to print a set of Talmud. AJU holds all 19 volumes of this historic edition, which includes a moving title page you won't want to miss!
Jackie Ben-Efraim is the Special Collections Librarian at the Lowy-Winkler Family Rare Book Center in the Ostrow Academic Library, where she catalogs, conserves and creates exhibits with the various collections. Jackie has worked at AJU for 12 years. She received her MLIS degree from Columbia University, which she recently revisited to study Hebrew paleography (handwriting) of the Early Modern period.