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The Promise of Lib­er­ty: A Passover Haggada

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April 10, 2023
In The Promise of Lib­er­ty: A Passover Hag­ga­da you will find, along­side the tra­di­tion­al Hag­ga­da text, how Amer­i­can abo­li­tion­ists and artists, pil­grims and pres­i­dents, rab­bis and rev­o­lu­tion­ar­ies, jazz crit­ics and gen­er­als found inspi­ra­tion in the Exo­dus sto­ry. From Sojourn­er Truth to the strug­gle to free Sovi­et Jew­ry, Har­ri­et Tub­man to Har­ry Tru­man, Mark Twain to Mar­tin Luther King Jr., the Jew­ish sto­ry of redemp­tion has inspired Amer­i­cans of all back­grounds, from the coun­try’s incep­tion to today. This unique Hag­ga­da shows on each page how the prism of Passover has framed our under­stand­ing of life, lib­er­ty, and the pur­suit of hap­pi­ness, and how the Jew­ish peo­ple have been at the cen­ter of the march toward free­dom from the time of Moses to today.

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