New American Haggadah

by Jonathan Safran Foer

Book, 2012

Barcode

123460008

Call number

244 FOE

Publication

New York : Little, Brown, and Co., c2012.

Description

Offers a new translation of the text of prayer and song used by Jewish familes each year to celebrate Passover and the story of Exodus, augmented by commentary by a number of modern-day thinkers, including Michael Pollan, Tony Kushner, and Judith Shulevitz.

User reviews

LibraryThing member puritanreformed
Translation is loose at places, and too literal at others (e.g. "Lord God-of-us" instead of "the Lord our God"). It's also amazing how God's Word can be cited, and yet the commentary contradicts the cited Scripture

Original language

Hebrew

ISBN

0316069868 / 9780316069861
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