Haggadahs You Should Know

Short video series exploring different themes of the Pesach hagaddah from personal perspectives.
Mishael Zion, Noga Brenner Samia, Lana Zilberman Soloway, Sharon Shalom, Keren Apfelbaum-Riff
Rabbi Mishael Zion is founder of Kehillat Klausner in Jerusalem and founding director of the Mandel Leadership Institute’s Program for Leadership in Jewish Culture. He is formerly a fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Together with his father, Noam Zion, he is the author of A Night to Remember: The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices (2007) and of The Israeli Haggadah (2004 and 2024). Mishael holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and

Noga Brenner Samia

Lana Zilberman Soloway

Sharon Shalom

Keren Apfelbaum-Riff

Hagaddahs You Should Know is a short video series where scholars explore themes of the Pesach haggadah. In this first video, Rabbi Mishael Zion reflects on lessons learned from seder during Covid-19. Other videos in the series include:

  • Rabbi Noga Brenner Samia talks about why we drink exactly four cups of wine at the Seder
  • Lana Zilberman Soloway teaches about the self-reflection we do when we ask questions
  • Rabbi Dr. Sharon Shalom reflects on how his experience leaving Ethiopia as a child to come to Jerusalem parallels the Exodus from Egypt
  • Raba Keren Apfelbaum-Riff talks about freedom from slavery and the freedom of choice

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