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As we tip over from the mad rush of December and prepare to ease into another year, I like to take a minute to appreciate the hush and calm that comes after the rush and bustle of various holidays. This week after New Year I like to take a few moments to pause and regroup before diving into the new year. A chance to take stock, reflect, and think. And so I’ve held off until now to officially promote... read more

Velveteen Rabbi’s Passover Haggadah

Once again, the Velveteen Rabbi has updated her Passover Haggadah for the imminent arrival of Pesach 2012. What’s different? According to the good Rabbi: “…I want this edition to be user-friendly for a broad congregational audience, while still retaining the poetry and the beauty which make it my haggadah. So I trimmed it down — 48 pages instead of 82. Of course, I also wound up... read more

The Velveteen Rabbi’s Haggadah

Just like last year, Rabbi Rachel Barenblat (aka The Velveteen Rabbi) has updated her Haggadah and posted it as a free download from her blog. Click here to read more about it, and click this link to download it... read more

From God to Verse – The Book

If you appreciate Torah (and I have to assume you do if you read this blog), you should pick up a copy of “From God to Verse” Seth Brown does a great job on his blog of explaining the project that has taken up a third of his life. For those short on time or unwilling to click one more time, this book is a translation which is both true to the original text AND a wonderful exploration of the... read more

New Velveteen Rabbi Haggadah is out

Nearly 20 years ago, my complete and utter dis-satisfaction with that (ahem!) respected old tome known as “The Maxwell House Haggadah” caused me to blow the dust off my insufficient Sunday school education and create my own Haggadah. The resulting “AdatoSeder version 1.0” was, to put it politely, a complete mess. But it was still better than the alternative. 2 decades later... read more

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