“As it is Written”: Judaic Treasures from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Latest exhibition features items that span 1,000 years of Jewish history and culture

TORONTO (January 27, 2015) – A unique 10th-century manuscript of an 8th-century compendium of Jewish law and a 2014 facsimile of a Scroll of Esther – these are the two chronological bookends of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library’s latest exhibition that spans a thousand years of Jewish manuscript and print culture. The exhibition, titled “As it is Written,” opened this week and features 112 items that highlight the library’s diverse Judaic collections


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