The Passover Haggadah: An Ancient Story for Modern Times an ancient story for modern times

Book, 2020

Barcode

123461999

Call number

244 TAB

Publication

New York : Artisan, a division of Workman Publishing Co., Inc., 2020

Description

"Every year, Jews, and the folks who love them, gather around the Seder table with family and friends to read from the Haggadah, the story of Jewish ancestors who were enslaved in Egypt and their journey to freedom. It's a time not only to remember the past but also to make the Seder experience relevant, relatable, and personal, incorporating new and up-to-date interpretations and interests. It doesn't matter if you've read the entire Talmud ten times in Aramaic or if your religious education consists of a few episodes of Seinfeld-The Passover Haggadah is for everyone. It's about making the Seder experience one's own. Ask the Four Questions in Hebrew or English. Learn about the Ten Plagues and "The Modern Ten Plagues" as told by Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan. Other contributions include "My Big Gay Seder Wedding" by Wayne Hoffman, Tablet's executive editor, and "The Blessings of an Interfaith Passover" by Molly Yeh, award-winning food blogger. Sing "Dayenu" together and take turns answering the question "What do you have in your life that, if you had nothing else, would be enough?" Encouraging messages can be found throughout the book, including a very important one that follows the second cup of wine, which is "Take a big, happy sip. Food is nearly at hand." Original illustrations round out this beautiful package. From start to finish, the Seder is a joyful gathering that will only be enhanced by this special keepsake"--Provided by publisher.… (more)

Original language

Hebrew

ISBN

1579659073
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