El Lissitzky’s revolutionary take on a medieval Passover song, and a contemporary illustrator has a fresh look at the Seder’s four sons
The Seder and the Haggadah are timeless and ever open to interpretation.
In 1919, amid Russia’s Civil War, El Lissitzky used the Haggadah’s final song as the basis of a series of lithographs. A new facsimile edition reunites his rendition of Had Gadya.
Nextbook asked Philadelphia illustrator J.T. Waldman to render a portion of the Haggadah; he chose to illuminate the characters of the four sons.
If most American girls lose their confidence as they mature, what happens in a religious community that segregates the sexes?