The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book

Washington DC JCC

Dates: Monday, October 20, 2014
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Speaker: Ms. Geraldine Brooks

Join Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks, author of People of the Book: A Novel, for the Washington, DC debut of an ambitious multimedia concert based on the story of the Sarajevo Haggadah.

Bosnian-born composer and accordionist Merima Ključo, pianist Seth Knopp and video artist Bart Woodstrup trace the treasured manuscript’s phenomenal journey. Brooks will introduce the program and join Ključo and Knopp for a post-concert discussion.

Part of the Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival.

Friends of the Foundation for Jewish Studies are able to purchase tickets at the DCCJCC Member price of $20 at

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