THE SARAJEVO HAGADDAH
Speaker: Fiona Claire Capstick
Saturday, 15 June @ 12h00
Written and illustrated in Spain in the early 14th century, the Sarajevo Haggadah is one of the most famous medieval Hebrew manuscripts in existence. Having survived the Inquisitions, two World Wars and the destructive siege of Sarajevo in the early 1990’s, this priceless treasure is the most celebrated Passover Haggadah in the world today.
Don’t miss this opportunity to experience one of the most epic stories in Jewish history
Fiona was born in Durban, South Africa. She holds a BA.Ued in English, Afrikaans and French and a minor in German and has completed post graduate studies in Italy, France, Germany and SA Fiona is a prize-winning author whose original manuscript, centered on The Netherlands, is now housed in the archives of Yad Vashem.
She was admitted to the High Court as a Sworn Translator and Interpreter in five languages: English, Afrikaans, French, Spanish and Italian.