from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Judaism Traditional Jewish literature, especially the nonlegal part of the Talmud.
- n. Judaism The book containing the story of the Exodus and the ritual of the Seder, read at the Passover Seder.
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- proper n. A text that sets forth the order of the Passover seder.
- proper n. Alternative form of Aggadah.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A legend, anecdote, or saying in the Talmud illustrative of the law.
- n. [capitalized] A free exposition and illustration of the Hebrew Scriptures; one of the two classes of rabbinical Biblical interpretation forming the Midrash.
- n. Also written haggada, agada, agadah.
- n. The Jewish ritual for the first two nights of Passover.
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- n. Talmudic literature that does not deal with law but is still part of Jewish tradition
The personalized Haggadah -- the Hebrew word means "telling" or "narrative" -- recounts the biblical Exodus story and instructs families to relate it to their children as though they were along on the journey.
The next seder did indeed take place in the White House - on the second night of the holiday, after the president had delivered a greeting in which he called the Haggadah "among the most powerful stories of suffering and redemption in human history."
This isn't your grandfather's Haggadah, is what I'm trying to say.
The basic dramatic story remains the same from year to year, as told in what is called the Haggadah.
We Jews have a book called the Haggadah, which guides us through a traditional Seder, so we'll be developing a special Haggadah for a Passover Seder for the 99%.
The Haggadah is the text that guides this special dinner.
The source of the Haggadah is the Mishnah, not the book of Exodus.
The story of the Jews 'escape from slavery in Egypt is told, year-after-year, in a small book called the Haggadah, recited for centuries in one form or another in Jewish homes throughout the world.
The Haggadah is the book or text Jews read from during Passover.
The Haggadah is the book that Jews read every year at their Passover seders to tell the story of the Exodus from Egypt.