God didn’t write these rules and doesn’t reward those who observe them. People wrote them, and the rules, are often arbitrary or harmful.
There’s a lot more than Maxwell House in this year’s crop of Haggadot.
The narrator is no longer Robert Zimmerman of Malibu, California, but some kind of timeless, archetypal blues man, headed for another joint.
For some, the familiarity of the Passover Seder this year will be reassuring. For others, the absence of family members may be too painful to bear.
This year’s standouts are definitely “The Kveller Haggadah” and “Passover Graphic Novel.”
Glassman’s approach to Zen belied the mistaken claim that intensive spiritual practice is somehow detached from the political and social world.
Han also represents a kind of macho masculinity that seemed the opposite of the Jewish-Jedi emphasis of brain over brawn.
“The whole play feels like a post-Holocaust meditation on survivor’s guilt, pain and intergenerational trauma.”
Of course, some of these haggadahs aren’t for everyone. But if you’re looking for a woke, rhyming Haggadah, we’ve got the right one for you.
LaPierre’s speech never mentioned the word “Jews.” And yet, nearly every example of the “enemy” was Jewish.