How To Choose The Right Haggadah

Whatever your style for Passover, there is a Behrman House haggadah that will suit your seder. The highlights below can help you find just the right haggadah for you and your seder guest Simply Seder
Family Haggadah
Season of Renewal
The New American Haggadah
Gates of Freedom Haggadah
Celebrating Passover
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Simply Seder
by Dena Neusner, illustrated by Julie Wohl

Perfect for:
- Families with children of all ages
- Intergenerational seders
- Those new to hosting Passover

Description:
- 48 color pages
- 30-60 minute seder

Special Features:

- Quick and easy to follow
- Planning guide included
- Links to additional resources and recipes online
- Seder transliterated Hebrew encourages participation
- Hebrew provided for all blessings
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Family Haggadah
A Seder for All Generations
by Elie Gindi

Perfect for:
- Families with young children
- Congregational family seders

Description:
- 40 color pages
- 30-45 minute seder

Special Features:

- Large format, open layout
- Quick and easy to follow
- Plagues illustrated in a light-hearted, child-friendly way
- Includes The Frog Song and Bang, Bang, Bang
- Transliteration of all blessings and songs encourages participation
- Some Hebrew provided
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Season of Renewal
A Family Haggadah
by Rabbi Dr. John Levy
and Naomi Tippett


Perfect for:
- Families with elementary school children
- Model seders
- Congregational family seders

Description:
- 64 color pages
- Flexible time commitment --Vary the length of your seder from 30 minutes to 2 hours

Special Features:
- Illustrated with beautiful collages and flowers created by schoolchildren
- Annotations explain the rituals to foster understanding
- Optional discussion questions
- Hebrew provided throughout
- Blessings transliterated
- Ten pages of songs, with Hebrew, English, and transliteration
- Companion website lets you hear the songs
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The New American Haggadah
by Mordecai Kaplan, Eugene Kohn, and Ira Einsenstein

Perfect for:
- Teenagers, young adults, adults
- Youth group, college group seders
- Interfaith seders
- Those who prefer a gender-neutral haggadah that includes some modern rituals

Description:
- 112 black and white pages
- 90 minute seder

Special Features:
- Revised and updated version of reconstructionist classic The New Haggadah
- Broad themes of slavery and freedom in modern as well as biblical times
- Unique American view of the Passover liberation theme
- Vignettes of Jews during the Civil War, the Civil Rights movement, and Operation Exodus
- 20 pages of songs, including Who Knows One
- Hebrew throughout
- Some blessings and songs transliterated
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Gates of Freedom Haggadah
by Chaim Stern

Perfect for:
- Adults
- Those who prefer a traditional seder

Description:
- 128 black and white pages
- 90+ minute seder

Special Features:
- Traditional seder
- Over 130 commentaries, quotes, and anecdotes--with their sources--to foster discussion
- Clearly marked sections help you shorten the service
- Music for 16 blessings and songs allow musical accompaniment
- Hebrew throughout, often matched line-by-line with English translation
- Songs and selected blessings transliterated
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Perfect for:
- Brief second night seder
- A guide to preparing for Passover
- An introduction to the Passover seder for those who have never held them before

Description:
- Six-page laminated, color folder
- 15-30 minute seder

Special Features:
- A complete seder in fifteen clearly presented steps
- List of supplies
- Directions for composing your seder plate
- All blessings in Hebrew, English, and transliteration
- Online links to hear blessings and songs sung in Hebrew
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