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A Special Collection of Haggadot for Passover

A Special Collection of Haggadot for PassoverThe story of the Exodus is one of the greatest sources of inspiration in the history of the Israeli nation. The Exodus, a story of the hope for redemption and an exit from slavery to freedom, has been told and written in the Haggadah for 2000 years.
The styles and wording of the modern Haggadah expand on the traditional versions, with various levels of interpretation and innovation. On the one hand, many Haggadot include additions, especially at the end, while others are seen as a platform for the expression of certain ideas and as a place to include informative and humorous anecdotes. The additions are varied, ranging from recognized Hebrew songs and melodies to original independent pieces. Many Haggadot have also been illustrated and include illustrations by some of Israel's greatest artists.
 
The Haggadot collection at the National Library is the largest in the world. The collection includes hand-written Haggadot, Haggadot in rare and new print, Haggadot in a wide variety of languages, photocopies of hand-written Haggadot, traditional Haggadot, and nontraditional Haggadot of various types.