22th September 2023 at 16:30 CET
Welcome to participate in the festive opening of the exhibition “Reflections in a Shattered Mirror”. This exhibition introduces the Judaica printed and manuscript heritage preserved at the Lithuanian National Martynas Mažvydas Library. The exhibition showcases some precious and eloquent fragments of that past, offering us only a glimpse into it. The exhibition will be opened by Dr. Lara Lempert that will give historical insight into Jewish presence in Vilnius. Dr. Lara Lempert was its curator.
About the speaker:
Dr. Lara Lempert is the head of the Judaica Research Center at the Documentary Heritage Department in the National Library of Lithuania and the curator of its Judaica collection. Her field of expertise is the cultural history of European and Lithuanian Jewry. She is an author of numerous articles and an editor of several books.
The event is organized by Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden, Paideia folkhögskola & the Lithuanian National Martynas Mažvydas Library.
Picture: Exhibition Reflections in a Shattered Mirror
Registration by September 17.