Publisher description for Why on this night? : a Passover haggadah for family celebration / Rahel Musleah ; illustrated by Louise August.


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The rich traditions of Passover come alive in this contemporary family haggadah. As children and adults gather at the seder dinner to remember the Israelites' journey from slavery to freedom, this creative yet authentic haggadah will guide and engage them. It takes children beyond the Four Questions and the search for the afikoman, encouraging them to enjoy every step of the seder. Through stories, songs, poems, activities, and explanations, children can step back in time to experience the exodus as if they themselves were leaving Egypt -- and at the same time understand the significance of Passover traditions today. Lushly illustrated, with the blessings and text of every major section of the haggadah in Hebrew, English translation, and transliteration, this haggadah's welcoming and accessible style will make it a treasured seder companion year after year.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Haggadot Juvenile literature, Seder Juvenile literature, Judaism Liturgy Juvenile literature, Seder, Passover, Judaism Liturgy