Telling The StoryA Passover Haggadah Explained
Adapted by Barry Louis Polisar
$7.95, 32 p. paperback
illustrated by Sierra Hannah Polisar
"Beautifully done! A lot of families will be grateful for making the Seder experience more accessible."
– Rabbi David Shneyer, AmKolel
"Polisar's narrative is clear and simple; the illustrations are vivid and exciting without distracting needlessly from the story being told."
– Library Journal
"Distills the Seder into easy-to-follow steps and gives historical background so we can understand why we do what we do each year and help reconnect with the original spiritual reasons that gave birth to our traditions."
– Hadassah Magazine
Barry Louis Polisar has re-told the Passover story in this brand new Haggadah that not only tells the story, but gives the background on the spiritual origins of the holiday traditions. Explaining each ritual in a simple and straight-forward way, this Haggadah includes both the English, Hebrew and phonetic pronunciations of the holiday prayers, so that everyone gathered around the table can participate in the Seder; a welcoming and inclusive adaptation that captures the spirit of the holiday without compromising tradition. This book features original full-color illustrations by Barry's daughter, Sierra. Read additional reviews here.
Please note: This book is not a children's title and is not included in Barry's public school visits.