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Excerpts from MISHKAN HASEDER: A PASSOVER HAGGADAH with Featured Poet Jess Greenbaum

By Jessica Jacobs

Published Mar 30, 2023

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Yetzirah Featured Poet: Jess Greenbaum

As Passover draws near and you might be considering which Haggadah could make this year’s seder especially poetic and powerful, this week we feature poet Jess Greenbaum, co-editor of MISHKAN HASEDER: A PASSOVER HAGGADAH (CCAR Press, 2021).

“If you thought there was no new lens that might expand the aperture of our liberation story, think again,” writes Abigail Pogrebin, author of MY JEWISH YEAR: 18 HOLIDAYS, ONE WONDERING JEW. “Person, Greenbaum and Kahn have collaborated to create a masterful Haggadah for this moment and for all time. A weaving of liturgy, poetry, and artistry, this vibrant volume feels not only refreshing but also refocusing– on why the narrative matters, how it speaks to us, how it lives in us, and what it asks of us. I’m ordering thirty-five copies for my family seder.”

 

Learn more about Jess Greenbaum here.

Yetzirah Featured Poet: Jess Greenbaum

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Jessica Jacobs is the author of Take Me with You, Wherever You’re Going (Four Way Books), winner of the Devil’s Kitchen and Goldie Awards, Pelvis with Distance (White Pine Press), winner of the New Mexico Book Award and a Lambda Literary Award finalist, and Write It! 100 Poetry Prompts to Inspire (Spruce Books/ PenguinRand...

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