a book containing the liturgy for the Seder service on the Jewish festival of Passover.
- hag·gad·ic [huh-gad-ik, -gah-dik], /həˈgæd ɪk, -ˈgɑ dɪk/, hag·gad·i·cal, adjective
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How to use Haggadah in a sentence
In honor of the first Seder tonight, a re-link to a tough review by Leon Weiseltier of a new translation of the Passover Haggadah.
In every generation, my Haggadah teaches me, bigots rise up to discriminate against and attack minorities.
Philo, expanding a favorite image of the Haggadah, illustrates God's creation by the simile of a king founding a city.
And judged by this test we see that the Haggadah is the more ancient, the primal development of the Hebrew mind.
The Haggadah is rich also in allegorical speculation, of which there are traces in the Biblical books themselves.
So, too, the Haggadah agrees in numerous points with Philo's stories about the patriarchs.
The model which the writer has had in view in this Haggadah is the forty-first chapter of the Book of Genesis.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Daniel | F. W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for Haggadah
- haggadic (həˈɡædɪk, -ˈɡɑː-) or haggadical, adjective
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