haggadah haggadah  /hə ˈɡə də/

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  • (n) Talmudic literature that does not deal with law but is still part of Jewish tradition

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  1. "Every Haggadah before that one had told the story of the liberation of the ancient Israelites from slavery under Pharaoh - period," Waskow says.
    on Mar 27, 2009 By: Arthur Waskow Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

  2. "The Sarajevo Haggadah, created in medieval Spain," Brooks writes, "was a famous rarity, a lavishly illuminated Hebrew manuscript made at a time when Jewish belief was firmly against illustrations of any kind."
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: Geraldine Brooks Source: Rocky Mountain News

  3. "Many of us remember seders of our childhood," Piercy writes, "where the haggadah was read mostly or entirely in Hebrew, as fast as possible."
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Marge Piercy Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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