Freedom to enter into the covenant.
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.
A desire to see wicked nations punished is bound up in the belief in a just and providential God.
Ironic inversions unite two narratives of redemption.
Thanks to a small group of dedicated rabbis.
Led by the future rector of Hebrew University.
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.