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PopUp Exhibition | Filling in the Gaps: Reading the Bible With Commentaries

When: Wed., April 29, 12-1 p.m. 2015

The Mikraot Gedolot are an edition of the Biblical text that juxtaposes the fully vocalized Hebrew text of the Bible with the commentaries of various Jewish exegetes. The Magnes Collection includes an edition of the Pentateuch in five volumes, printed in Warsaw in 1909,which includes a number of Yiddish commentaries that capture the some of the unique religious attitudes of Jews in the Pale of Settlement before WW1.

Price: Free

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