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How to Host an Anarchy Seder
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How to Host an Anarchy Seder

By On March 31, 2015

Many a Passover seder leader finds herself pulled between the opposing poles of structure and chaos. One method of finding that balance: the anarchy seder. At anarchy seders, like the one Rabbi… Read More

The Gorgeous Newfangled Haggadah You Probably Want Right Now
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The Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous Haggadah You Probably Want Right Now

By On March 17, 2015

Asufa is an Israeli design collective. Each year, they collect a rowdy cadre of over 40 Israeli artists and they release a Passover haggadah. Each artist is given a different part of… Read More

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How Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired a Passover Seder

By On February 18, 2015

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History Month with some of our favorite stories from the archives. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated just eight days before Passover in 1968. Among those grieving his… Read More

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Haggadahs by JDate

By On April 8, 2014

We dare you to go on a JDate seder. No, not a first date to somebody’s seder, but rather a JDate-themed seder, in which the four children—all eligible, naturally—take on a whole… Read More

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Pop Goes the Haggadah!

By On April 7, 2014

The seder is an ancient ritual, but your haggadah doesn’t have to look and feel like a creaky old text. This year artist Melissa Berg brings us the Pop Haggadah, which features traditional haggadah text… Read More

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A Mix-and-Match Haggadah

By On June 25, 2012

Were all Egyptians pro-slavery? Children’s author Lemony Snicket suggests that even if most Egyptians started out in favor of subjugating the Israelites, they probably wavered after the Ten Plagues started. After burning hail, wild beasts,… Read More

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The Poetry of Leaving Egypt

By On April 3, 2012

At the center of Passover is the seder. And at the center of the seder is a story: Maggid, just one of 14 steps to the seder, but the one that takes up the majority of the… Read More

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Passover in Ethiopia

By On March 28, 2012

Now this is what it means to be free. In 1977, the Israeli government began airlifting the entire community of Ethiopian Jews, who were facing starvation and governmental anti-Semitism. The exodus officially ended in 1991, when nearly all… Read More

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What Freedom Looks Like

By On March 13, 2012

The Katz Family Haggadah, at first glance, is deceptively simple–it looks like a children’s picture book. It features big-eyed cartoon kids, large, readable text, colorful spreads of blue skies and yellow sand, frogs, and an… Read More

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Passover in 3-D

By On April 11, 2011

If your seder plate is looking a little flat, here’s the perfect solution. The Passover Haggadah in Another Dimension (2009), like other haggadot, is a manual for getting you through the Passover meal. But this haggadah really… Read More