A sumptuous new book collects 100 examples of decorated and illuminated haggadahs from across Europe, Israel, America, and beyond.
The few small Jewish groups that maintain the practice.
A Tom Thumb rabbi and a blood libel.
And the traditional importance of Maimonides’ principles of faith.
A communal, and often political, ritual that was commonplace for a few decades.
And told customers not to buy its products on Passover.
Lugging suitcases or large woven bags—anything big enough to hold a carton of matzah without raising suspicion—tens of thousands made their way to underground bakeries.
Praying for an unseen land.
Egypt and Bergen-Belsen.
We owe a legacy of anger to the past.