This Haggadah was widely used in 17th-century Europe. It includes commentaries on the Hebrew text in three languages – Ladino, Yiddish, and Italian – as it was intended to serve diverse Jewish communities in Italy and across Europe.

Credit: Gift of Gitel Blasbalg, New York, in memory of her husband, Pinchas Dov Blasbalg


  • Title: The Venice Haggadah
  • Creator: Printers: Giovanni di Gara, Publisher and proofreader: Israel ben Daniel ha-Zifroni
  • Date Created: 1609
  • Location: Venice, Italy
  • Type: Haggadah
  • Rights: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Elie Posner
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Letterpress, woodcut, and watercolor on paper
  • Dimensions: H: 35; W: 23.5 cm
  • Curator: Sarfati, Rachel

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