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The Bronfman Haggadah

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Written by Edgar M. BronfmanAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Edgar M. Bronfman
Illustrated by Jan AronsonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jan Aronson

  • Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
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  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • On Sale: February 12, 2013
  • Price: $29.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-3968-1 (0-8478-3968-0)
about this book

An illustrated contemporary Haggadah for the Passover Seder, as interpreted by the world-renowned philanthropist and Jewish leader Edgar M. Bronfman. Edgar Bronfman’s text continues the traditional commandment to retell the Exodus story of slavery and freedom for future generations. The Haggadah teaches people about Judaism with a fresh perspective while helping to define Passover. The author’s creative approach weaves together meaningful readings, from the nineteenth-century abolitionist Frederick Douglas to a lesser-known poet, Marge Piercy. Watercolor paintings, created especially for this book, illustrate its main parts: the Seder plate’s symbolic foods, the parting of the Red Sea, the forty-year journey, the giving of the ten commandments on Mount Sinai, to name a few.