Art and Jewishness: Cecil Roth's Judaic Artefacts in Toronto

A Sadler Seminar with speaker Dorion Liebgott, Curator at the Beth Tzedec Museum in Toronto.

Dorion Liebgott will give an illustrated introduction to the Judaica objects collected by the historian Cecil Roth (1899-1970) and acquired by Beth Tzedec in1967.

This event in the Brotherton Room in the Brotherton Library, University of Leeds, is convened by by Eva Frojmovic (School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies) and Jay Prosser (School of English) as part of the Sadler Seminar Series, The Archive After Cecil Roth: Jewish Studies, cultural history and the Cecil Roth Collection.

It is free to attend and all are welcome.

Please contact Andrea Colella for further information.


Marriage contract, Venice 1645 (detail). Toronto, Beth Tzedec Reuben and Helene Dennis Museum, Roth Collection, Gift of Samuel and Israel Shopsowitz, Cat. # 527