New American Haggadah

New American Haggadah

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Author/Contributor(s): Englander, Nathan ; Foer, Jonathan Safran
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Date: 03/04/2014
Binding: Paperback
Condition: USED - Fine. Publisher overstock. Small remainder mark on text block. Otherwise a crisp, clean copy with no visible wear.

The perfect book for every Passover seder, from editor Jonathan Safran Foer and translator Nathan Englander: this bestselling modern prayer book brilliantly interprets one of our oldest and most sacred stories.

Read each year around the seder table, the Haggadah recounts through prayer, song, and ritual the extraordinary story of Exodus, when Moses led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt to wander the desert for forty years before reaching the Promised Land.

Now, Jonathan Safran Foer has orchestrated a new way of experiencing and understanding one of our oldest, most timeless, and sacred stories, with a new translation of the traditional text by Nathan Englander and provocative commentary by major Jewish writers and thinkers Jeffrey Goldberg, Lemony Snicket, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, and Nathaniel Deutsch. Ravishingly designed and illustrated by the acclaimed Israeli artist and calligrapher Oded Ezer, New American Haggadah is an utterly unique and absorbing prayer book, the first of its kind, that brings together some of the preeminent voices of our time.

The best book of modern religious thought in recent memory. --The Millions
What makes this haggadah shine is the combination of commentary, design, and illustration. --Financial Times