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Unleavened Levity

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Today in Tablet Magazine, Eddy Portnoy traces the history of parody Haggadahs, which, particularly in Yiddish publications in the 19th and 20th centuries, relied on the Passover book’s simple and well-known structure to lampoon current events and make trenchant political statements, whether about the problems with capitalism or the dangers of Hitler.

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