JPS Commentary on the Haggadah: Historical Introduction, Translation, and Commentary Pt.2


So I went back through David Sterns forward and something really jumped out at me. The idea that the Haggadah is a living text, constantly being revised and reconstructed to fit into modern use. He points out that the text itself actually reads as a map for the Dispersion and eventual return of the Jewish people to Israel. The order of the meal, the cups, the four questions all tell the story of exile in more than one level.

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