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Catalog Number MPA1209.4
Object Name Haggadah
Scope & Content Haggadah -

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The Haggadah (Hebrew: "telling"; plural: Haggadot) is a text that contains the service of the Passover Seder. Reading the Haggadah at the Seder table is a fulfillment of the scriptural commandment in the Book of Exodus (13:8). There are myriad versions of Haggadot. Some are the precious works of distinguished artists; some are corporate promotional giveaways; others are published by kibbutzim, the military and so forth. The earliest surviving Haggadot are from the 14th century. Certain of them contain beautiful illustrative illuminations.

Title Passover Haggadah
Collection Jewish Music and Performing Arts Collection