Will You Need a New Haggadah Next Passover?
Saturday November 05th 2005, 12:56 pm
Filed under: Slices of Life

Defrocked Rabbi
If you’ve been reading this space, you’ve seen the email from my friend r., urging me to “re-frocked just a bit” by creating something rabbinic and literary.

So I have. If you want to see it, just go to www.hagada.com.

But wouldn’t you rather read the backstory first:

Maybe r. is just a little bit psychic.

I’ve been leading Passover Seders (I know, “Sederim” is the correct form) for almost 40 years. With few exceptions, I’ve used the traditional hagada. The traditional hagada is somewhat obtuse. It benefits greatly with a brief but pointed running commentary, (more…)