HAGYa’akov BoussidanGADAH
The Kid “…The beginning of this Haggadah stems from a childhood memory, the origin of which is rooted in my community and ...
Locust
The Death of the Firstborns
Lice
BoilsThe stories thatwe grew up withfrom theHaggadah - thePassover sacrificeand the Exodusfrom Egypt -became real
FrogsThe evidenthomogeneity of thesepages absorbs theforce of itsconviction fromformalisticheterogeneity, andthe bolt whic...
Frogs
Darkness  In the etching   of the plague    of darkness,   the darkness  is interpreted  as an internal  blindness, not   ...
Blood“The morerooted andcomplexthe art is -the moreuniversal itscontent….”
Hail Boussidan interprets freedom, which is the very essence of the Haggadah, as an inclusive freedom. It includes the fre...
The Wicked Son
The CovenantPreparatory Drypoint
Boussidan worked on this Haggadah for seven years,along with 30 students who worked in shifts around the clock.           ...
Chad GadyaChad Gadya
An artistic masterpiece, it includes various strands of philosophical thoughtBereshit (In the Beginning)
Creation of Waters     The Passover     Haggadah,     as Boussidan     sees it,     is the     narrative     of the birth ...
Creation of Fish    The first etchings    are related to the    six days of creation,    in which the    likeness of peopl...
Creation of Adam
Chad Gadya
Jerusalem the Golden
Boussidan’s Haggadah received international acclaim. Mentioned in“Encyclopedia Judaica”, it has been exhibited worldwide –...
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Ya'akov Boussidan's Haggadah

  1. 1. HAGYa’akov BoussidanGADAH
  2. 2. The Kid “…The beginning of this Haggadah stems from a childhood memory, the origin of which is rooted in my community and my family in Egypt… “
  3. 3. Locust
  4. 4. The Death of the Firstborns
  5. 5. Lice
  6. 6. BoilsThe stories thatwe grew up withfrom theHaggadah - thePassover sacrificeand the Exodusfrom Egypt -became real
  7. 7. FrogsThe evidenthomogeneity of thesepages absorbs theforce of itsconviction fromformalisticheterogeneity, andthe bolt whichfastens the pagestogether is theunique artisticpersonality of theircreator.Binyamin Tammuz,introduction to the Haggadah
  8. 8. Frogs
  9. 9. Darkness In the etching of the plague of darkness, the darkness is interpreted as an internal blindness, not external.
  10. 10. Blood“The morerooted andcomplexthe art is -the moreuniversal itscontent….”
  11. 11. Hail Boussidan interprets freedom, which is the very essence of the Haggadah, as an inclusive freedom. It includes the freedom not to feel oneself bound to any viewpoints where others may have set limits…
  12. 12. The Wicked Son
  13. 13. The CovenantPreparatory Drypoint
  14. 14. Boussidan worked on this Haggadah for seven years,along with 30 students who worked in shifts around the clock. The Covenant
  15. 15. Chad GadyaChad Gadya
  16. 16. An artistic masterpiece, it includes various strands of philosophical thoughtBereshit (In the Beginning)
  17. 17. Creation of Waters The Passover Haggadah, as Boussidan sees it, is the narrative of the birth of the world
  18. 18. Creation of Fish The first etchings are related to the six days of creation, in which the likeness of people and landscapes and animals are captured, so to speak, in their primeval state. Death is the first state, as is the kid, the fish and the fowl.
  19. 19. Creation of Adam
  20. 20. Chad Gadya
  21. 21. Jerusalem the Golden
  22. 22. Boussidan’s Haggadah received international acclaim. Mentioned in“Encyclopedia Judaica”, it has been exhibited worldwide – from the New York Public Library and the London Jewish Museum, to Tel Aviv Museum of Art Ya’akov Boussidan is a painter, printer and calligrapher. Received several awards, among them the Jesselson Prize for Judaica from the Israel Museum and an honorary prize at the Biennale in Monte Carlo. Yaakov Boussidan 8 Ha’afarsemon st. Tzur Hadassah Israel boussidanart@gmail.com www.boussidan-y.com Copyright, 2011: Ya’akov Boussidan

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