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Weekly Link Roundup

Shalom Safranim! Hope everyone had a great Purim. Here is this week's bookmarkable links:

Gearing up for Pesach

Harvard University Press recently published a facsimile version of the Library of Congress's beautiful Washingoton Haggadah, written and illustrated by Yoel ben Shimon during the 15th century. More pictures are available here  and a description of the book here (thanks to Heidi Estrein for sending this link along).

Haggadah image 4

Also, in case you've never seen it, the Library of Congress has its Hebraic Collection online which contains a variety of Judaica as well as information and pictures of other Haggadot.

This year's Computer's in Libaries Conference:

Professor Jill Hurst-Wahl has been blogging on some of the issues being discussed at this year's Computer's in Libraries conference, such as community tagging, library marketing, and new search features for web search engines:

http://hurstassociates.blogspot.com/

In the spirit of the AJL conference in Montreal this coming summer:

A video glossary of Yiddish words and expressions from the Shtetl Montreal: 
http://shtetlmontreal.com/yiddish-danish/words/

Yiddish humorist and native Torontorian Michael Wex talks about Canadian Jewish History and his new book, The Frumkiss Family Business:
http://michaelwex.com/2011/03/wex-on-menschlife/
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