Would you like to know the spiritual code behind the haggadahLit. "Telling.” The haggadah is the book used at the seder table on Passover to tell the story of the Exodus, the central commandment of the holiday. It is rich in song, prayer, and legend. There are many different version of the Haggadah produced throughout Jewish history.? What makes it a sederLit. Order. The festive meal conducted on Passover night, in a specific order with specific rituals to symbolize aspects of the Exodus from Egypt. It is conducted following the haggadah, a book for this purpose. The mystics of Sefat also created a seder for Tu B'shvat, the new year of the trees. is that it’s an arrangement of symbols in a specific order, designed to lead us from enslavement to liberation. The “Haggadah of the Inner Seder” and the “Zoom Seder” both highlight all these moments and more – it’s all about giving everyone access to the codes that make the seder a ritual of liberation. (That’s why the cover of the “Haggadah of the Inner Seder” is a silicon wafer superimposed on a traditional hand matzahThe unleavened bread eaten on Passover that recalls the Israelite's hasty escape from Egypt when there was no time for the dough to rise. Matzah is also considered the "bread of our affliction," eaten while we were slaves..) Both also include verses on the stranger and refugees, earth prayers, the OmerFrom the second day of Passover until Shavuot, Jews count seven weeks – seven times seven days – to commemorate the period between the Exodus from Egypt and the Revelation at Sinai. When the Temple stood, a certain measure (omer) of barley was offered on the altar each day; today, we merely count out the days., and more. The print haggadah also includes the full text plus HallelLit. “Praise” The Hallel prayers are additional prayers taken from Psalms 113-118 and are traditionally recited on the Jewish holidays of Passover, Shavuot, Sukkot, Rosh Chodesh, and Hanukah., while the “Zoom Seder” includes pictures, customs from Jews around the world, all the songs at the end and links to song videos in different Jewish languages.
Download the PDF of the “Haggadah of the Inner Seder” and the PowerPoint for “Zoom Seder” below.