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Additional Passover Resources

Online Resources

Barenblatt, Rachel, ed. The Velveteen Rabbi's Haggadah for Pesach.
A non-denominational haggadah with a lot of readings in English, transliterations for Hebrew text and good jumping-off points for discussion.

InterfaithFamily Staff. Tips for Interfaith Families: How To Make a Seder Inclusive

Wiener, Julie. What you need to know about the seder. The Island Packet, April 9, 2008.

How-To Guides

Arnow, David. Creating Lively Passover Seders: An Interactive Sourcebook of Tales, Texts & Activities. Woodstock: Jewish Lights Publishing, 2004.

Kay, Alan Abraham, and Jo Kay. Make Your Own Passover Seder: A New Approach to Creating a Personal Family Celebration. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.

Raphael, Geela Rayzel. Five Interfaith Passover Readings You Can Add to Your Haggadah.


Schulman, Zell. Passover Seders Made Simple. New York: Wiley, 2001.
A cookbook and guide to planning the menu at your seder.

Wasserman, Debra. No Cholesterol Passover Recipes. Baltimore, Md.: Vegetarian Resource Group, 1995.
A vegan Passover cookbook that conforms to strict Ashkenazi Passover kashrut guidelines.

Haggadahs for Reading and Study

Dishon, David, and Noam Zion. A Different Night, The Family Participation Haggadah. Albuquerque, N.M.: Shalom Hartman Institute, 1997.
This non-denominational haggadah is comprehensive, and makes a good source for reading and study.

Elwell, Sue Levi. The Open Door: A Passover Haggadah. New York: Central Conference Of American Rabbis, 2007.
A Reform movement haggadah that is available as a book for purchase, or may be downloaded.

Hoffman, Lawrence A., and David Arnow. My People's Passover Haggadah: Traditional Texts, Modern Commentaries Volumes 1 and 2. Woodstock, Vt.: Jewish Lights Publishing, 2008.

User-Friendly Haggadahs

Codor, Liora, and Richard Codor. Richard Codor's Joyous Haggadah: A Children and Family Cartoon Haggadah for Passover Seder. New York: Loose Line Productions, Inc., 2008.
A new children's haggadah with lively pictures.

Congregation Beth Adam. Beth Adam - The Seder: A Contemporary Haggadah. New York: Congregation Beth Adam, 2006.
A non-theistic, humanist seder that contains most of the traditional rituals but no mention of God.

Roekard, Karen. The Santa Cruz Haggadah. Capitola, Calif.: Hineni Consciousness Press, 1992.
An accessible haggadah for adults with cartoon illustrations.

Silberman, and Ozeri. The Jewish World Family Haggadah: With Photographs by Zion Ozeri. Akron, Ohio: I Books, 2005.
This glossy haggadah is beautifully illustrated with photographs that show Jewish diversity.

Levitt, Joy, and Michael Strassfeld. A Night of Questions: A Passover Haggadah. Elkins Park, Pa.: Reconstructionist Press, 1999.
A good haggadah for children and newcomers.

The Guide to Passover for Interfaith Families is also available in PDF

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