The Scholar's Haggadah: Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Oriental Version

The Scholar's Haggadah: Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Oriental Version

by Heinrich Guggenheimer
     
 

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In this unprecedented masterwork, The Scholar's Haggadah: Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Oriental Versions, Heinrich Guggenheimer presents the first Haggadah to treat the texts of all Jewish groups on an equal footing and to use their divergences and concurrences as a key to the history of the text and an understanding of its development.See more details below

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In this unprecedented masterwork, The Scholar's Haggadah: Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Oriental Versions, Heinrich Guggenheimer presents the first Haggadah to treat the texts of all Jewish groups on an equal footing and to use their divergences and concurrences as a key to the history of the text and an understanding of its development.

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Jewish Book World
This edition contains historical and literary commentary on the text of the Haggadah and on customs surrounding the celebration of Passover in the various communities. While Ashkenazic haggadot have many editions, this is the first to include an extensive commentary on Sephardic and Yemenite customs and ceremonies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765760401
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,168,455
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.08(d)

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