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‘The Polychrome Historical Haggadah’ Now at Judaica House in Teaneck

New deluxe hardcover edition for 2022 is at Judaica House and on Amazon.

Highlighting: “The Polychrome Historical Haggadah” by Jacob Freedman. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 2017. English. Paperback. 160 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1470079666.

This beautiful classic work by Rabbi Jacob Freedman (author) was reissued in 2017 by Rabbi Tzvee Zahavy (foreword) and now is available in a hardcover edition for the coming holiday.

“The Polychrome Historical Haggadah for the Passover Seder: has a commentary, interpretive translation, introduction and notes. The foreword describes the Seder as a scribal opera, and the Haggadah as its libretto.

This classic edition of the Passover Haggadah was designed by Rabbi Freedman to expose to the readers the composite literary layers of the book and its system of scriptural quotations. It has his vibrant English translation. The Hebrew text is encoded in distinct colors to reveal the historical periods of origin of the sources for every verse, phrase, and even for single words.

This Haggadah also has several beautiful full-page color reproductions of illustrations from famous medieval Haggadahs, a bibliography and an index to all the sources cited in the marginal notes.

The Haggadah can be purchased at a discount at the Judaica House in Teaneck or through Amazon in hardcover, paperback and even in a Kindle edition.

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