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  • A sampling of this year’s haggadot

    April 2, 2015 | 6:07 pm

    Every year, a sea of a new haggadot vies for our attention, money and a seat at our seder table. In the hope of helping you sort through this year’s crop, here are five of this year’s most compelling new entries.

    “Asufa Haggadah, 2015”
    by Asufa Collective
    Print-O-Craft, $28

  • Thoughts on Happiness, Courage, and Rights

    By Maya Paley

    March 28, 2013 | 4:11 pm

    Between Passover, attending NCJW’s Washington Institute, the mayoral elections in LA, Obama in Israel, ongoing fundraising and advocating for women’s and refugee rights, organizing advocacy training sessions, and the DOMA and Prop. 8 hearings in the US Supreme Court, I’m completely...

  • In Every Generation: Remaking The Szyk Haggadah [VIDEO]

    By Jared Baker

    May 16, 2012 | 10:25 am

    From Historicana:

    Shalom Sabar at the Library of Congress: The Washington Haggadah and The Szyk Haggadah.

    This video is a portion of the documentary film, “In Every Generation: Remaking The Szyk Haggadah (Historicana and JKR Productions, 2008), directed by Emmy-nominated Jim Ruxin....

  • New Traditional Haggadot Reflect Freedom

    March 25, 2009 | 6:40 pm

    Why is this Passover different than all other Passovers?

    On most Passovers, it is the liberal Jewish denominations that seek to reinterpret the holiday traditions, often viewing them through the prism of contemporary struggles for civil rights and environmental preservation.


  • Books

    By Beverly Gray

    March 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    A 1998 article about Chicago collector Stephen Durschslag's haggadah collection set the number of different haggadot on his shelves at 4,500, increasing almost daily.

    It's probably impossible to know how many haggadot exist, but it's obvious that for every Jew, there should be a...