Haggadah

Exploring the world’s largest collection.

Maya Margit
April 2 2021 12:01AM

Why the Haggadah doesn’t tell the story of the Exodus.

Yosef Lindell
March 25 2021 12:01AM

On Passover, Jews are commanded to retell the story of the Exodus, but the book they use to do it seems just as focused on food and drink as it is on the story itself. Why?

March 19 2021 12:01AM

From an Amsterdam convert to Maxwell House.

Henry Abramson
Feb. 5 2021 12:01AM

It’s not that they were exceptionally sophisticated or tolerant, as one popular recent article would have it—it’s that they lived surrounded by people who raised pigs.

April 28 2020 12:36AM

An expression of God’s enduring compassion.

Mark Gottlieb
April 17 2020 12:01AM

The history of Ḥad Gadya.

Amit Naor
April 14 2020 12:01AM

The most widely read, beloved, and perplexing book of the Jewish tradition.

April 6 2020 12:01AM

“Even as the ancient Hebrew people answered the call of freedom, we too must heed its voice.”

Channa Lockshin Bob
April 25 2019 12:01AM

A few months ago, I was approached with a request to become involved in a then-secret mission: to examine one of the very few high-medieval Haggadahs still in private hands.

April 23 2019 12:01AM

The Worms mahzor.

Ilan Ben-Zion
Sept. 12 2018 12:01AM