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New American Haggadah

New American Haggadah

Jonathan Safran Foer’s and Nathan Englander’s spectacular Haggadah-now in paperback.

Upon hardcover publication, NEW AMERICAN HAGGADAH was praised as a momentous re-envisioning through prayer, song, and ritual of one of our oldest, most timeless, and sacred stories-Moses leading the ancient Israelites out of slavery in Egypt to wander the desert for 40 years before reaching the Promised Land. Featuring a new translation of the traditional text by Nathan Englander and provocative essays by a collection of major Jewish writers and thinkers, it was received not only as a religious document but a magnificent literary and artistic achievement. Now, after two years of patience, those readers who asked for a paperback edition have gotten their wish.
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Genre: Mind, Body, Spirit / Religion / Holidays / Jewish

On Sale: March 4th 2014

Price: $16 / $18 (CAD)

Page Count: 160

ISBN-13: 9780316069878

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Reader Reviews



"Not since...A Clockwork Orange has the English language been simultaneously mauled and energized with such brilliance and brio."—Francine Prose, New York Times Book Review
"Powerful...A veritable book of treasures."—Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Stirring...compelling....Foer brings an invigorating moral clarity to the topic."—Entertainment Weekly
"One of the most important books I've ever read."—Ellen DeGeneres
"What makes Eating Animals so unusual is vegetarian Foer's empathy for human meat eaters, his willingness to let both factory farmers and food reform activists speak for themselves, and his talent for using humor to sweeten a sour argument."—O , The Oprah Magazine

"Who is this Nathan Englander, so young in novelist years, but already possessed of an old masters voice?...One reads this novel in awe of Englander's talent."—New York Times Book Review
"[A] tour-de-force.... A few pages into The Ministry of Special Cases, it becomes clear how much [Englander] has to bring to the topic: pitch-black humor, a skeptical affection for his characters, and the narrative ability to trace the impact of fascism-with-a-modern-face on a cluster of lives."—The Seattle Times
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