Haggadah

Entering a fascinating new world: The Koren Youth Haggada

Never forget why we are free. Rose speaks to all of us, saying we “are a part of that chain (the Passover traditions), linking hands with your parents.”

By DAVID GEFFEN
01/04/2020
A page from the Haggadah titled ‘Advice From a Tree’
Tu Bishvat's Haggadah: A celebration of fruits and trees of the Holy Land

The celebration of Tu Bishvat is seen in Israel as a symbolic return to the world of nature, and of rootedness in a specific place, the ancestral soil.

By MORDECHAI BECK
31/01/2020
President Rivlin with Ambassador Dusko Kovacevic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Rivlin makes ‘official request’ for Sarajevo Haggada

President Rivlin received diplomatic credentials from the new ambassadors of the UK, Ireland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Equatorial Guinea and Bulgaria.

The Seder’s ultimate question

Some customs are about reliving the experience, both of slavery and redemption.

By JONATHAN L. MILEVSKY
24/04/2019
The Korean War Haggadah
1952 'Korean War Haggadah' acquired by National Library of Israel

The 32-page volume was produced by two Jewish chaplains. One of them referred to their endeavor as “Operation Matzo”.

Medieval Haggadah on public exhibit after a century

The manuscript features seventy-five water color paintings.

How I almost ruined my first Passover seder

It was my first Passover, and I very nearly screwed it up.

By BRIAN D. JOHNSON/JTA
17/04/2019
A MAN wraps fresh matza during Passover in Ashdod in 2016
6 quirky Passover traditions to inspire your seder

Some find the secret to a lively holiday is in keeping it interactive and getting creative.

By RACHEL RINGLER/JTA
17/04/2019
An old Haggadah preserved by Bar Ilan University.
Haggadahs throughout Jewish history from 1600s Europe to a lesbian seder

The fact that the Passover seder usually takes place at home creates a market for Haggadahs tailored to each family’s needs or interests.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
17/04/2019
The first American depiction of the four sons, from ‘Haggadah for Passover,’ Chicago, 1879
Uneven distribution of historic responsibility– Seder and hesder

Passover in the diaspora vs. Passover in the IDF.

By NACHMAN KAHANA
13/04/2019
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