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Haggadah (Heb., ‘telling’; equivalent to aggadah, and often used in that general sense). The order of service prescribed for the Jewish Passover seder.

Extra songs, poetry, and elaborations have been added to the original Haggadah over the years and, since the time of Rashi, commentaries on the text have been produced. The progressive movements have produced their own versions, amending the text in accordance with their own theology, and there is also a Karaite version.

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Haggadah

Haggadah the text recited at the Seder on the first two nights of the Jewish Passover, including a narrative of the Exodus. Also, a legend, parable, or anecdote used to illustrate a point of the Law in the Talmud.

The name comes from Hebrew Haggāḏāh ‘tale, parable’.

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Haggadah

The general name for the narrative or fabular portion of rabbinical literature. The most familiar use of the term is in the household service of seder at Passover, dramatizing the Jewish exodus from Egypt led by Moses.

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Haggadah Story of the Exodus and redemption of the people of Israel by God, read during Passover services. Developed over centuries, it includes excerpts from the Bible, rabbinical writings, psalms, stories, and prayers.

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