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Amcha (The “New American Haggadah” and Liberal Folk Judaism)

From what I hear, the New American Haggadah edited by Jonathan Safran Foer and Nathan Englander is selling like hotcakes. Who knows? It might very well knock the Maxwell Haggadah off its perch to become the new American Haggadah of … Continue reading

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Leon Wieseltier and the New American Haggadah

  Okay, it’s true the New American Haggadah, edited by Jonathan Safran Foer and translated by Nathan Englander came out about the same time as Englander’s recent collection of stories What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, … Continue reading

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The New American Haggadah

I was very surprised. I was expecting something much more self-indulgent and perhaps a little cute. But I was wrong. This is a bare, naked Haggadah. The Hebrew text, Nathan Englander’s gorgeous English translation, and the graphic design work of … Continue reading

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