With all of the physical preparation that goes on for Passover – between the cooking, the cleaning, the matzoh baking – and everything in between – it’s important to remember to prepare yourself spiritually for the upcoming holiday of Pesach.
There’s such a wealth of Haggadahs out there, so ArtScroll is here to help with some suggestions: Ten Haggadahs that will transform your seder. Read a tidbit about each book, then click through to purchase the Haggadah of your choice.
1) Pesach Haggadah: The Answer Is – This brand-new Haggadah from ArtScroll is set up in a system of questions and answers. Geared at getting the conversation started at your Seder, this Haggadah provides an interactive experience – with over 1000 answers to 300 questions!
2) The Haggadah with Answers – This classic Haggadah embraces the mitzvah of teaching your children the story of Yetzias Metzrayim by presenting questions and answers for discussion at the seder. With clearly written and explained content from classic commentators, from their writings on the Torah, the Talmud, or the Haggadah, this comprehensive work will surely enhance your Seder.
3) The Haggadah Treasury – Rabbi Nosson Scherman presents an anthology of insights, interpretations, and parables that will provide a wealth of knowledge and material to enhance your Seder table.
4) The Haggadah of the Roshei Yeshivah – For the first time in English, this groundbreaking Haggadah brings together the ideas and commentary of six of the greatest luminaries of contemporary times. With commentary from Rabbi Isser Zalman, Rabbi Aharon Kotler, Rabbi Chaim Shmulevitz, Rabbi Yaakov Yisrael Kanievsky (the Steipler Gaon), Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetsky, Rabbi Moshe Feinstein, you’re sure to find inspiration and knowledge!
5) The Haggadah Anthology – Noted scholar Rabbi Moshe Leiber skillfully weaves together many strands of commentary and spices them with rich sprinklings of anecdotes and parables to portray the story of the Exodus in a new and meaningful light.
6) Rav Chaim Kanievsky Haggadah – Imagine getting invited to the Seder of Rav Chaim Kanievsky. Imagine how you would cherish every kernel of wisdom that Rav Chaim would share. Now, thanks to this new Haggadah from ArtScroll, you can feel like you are at the seder of this Torah leader. Compiled by Rabbi Avrohom Yeshayahu Shteinman, this unique haggadah will show you the seder through the eyes of Rav Chaim Kanievsky.
7) Haggadah from Bondage to Freedom – Rabbi Abraham J Twersky, using his signature combination of Torah wisdom and the science of the mind, presents this beautiful Haggadah – aimed at taking each of us from our own personal bondage to the promised land of self-fulfillment and joy in achieving our personal best.
8) The Rav Shach Haggadah – The warm humanity and genuine concern that Rav Shach displayed was legendary. Those qualities are prominently featured in the Rav Shach Haggadah. Filled with insights from and stories about Rav Shach as well as anecdotes he retold, his teachings – through word and example – come through with the strength, humility, poignancy and warmth of the Rosh Yeshivah himself.
9) Haggadah Expanded Edition (The Elias Haggadah) – Since it first appeared nearly 25 years ago, the ArtScroll Haggadah by Rabbi Joseph Elias has been the most popular Haggadah of its kind, anywhere! Now Rabbi Elias has produced the long-awaited new and expanded edition — with much new commentary on the second half of the Haggadah.
10) The Family Haggadah – This is the Haggadah that practically requires no introduction. With ArtScroll’s signature clarity, accuracy and elegance, this Haggadah is a must have for following along at the seder. Order a copy for every participant at your seder so everyone can be “on the same page.”
Don’t forget the children! Make sure your children can follow along and enjoy the seder with one of our Children’s Haggadahs:
Haggadah: Illustrated Youth Edition
We’d love to hear from you! Comment below and let us know which of these you’ll be using at your seder!
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