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Presents an ultra-Orthodox commentary on the traditional Passover Haggadah. On the basis of frequent comparisons between the suffering of the Children of Israel in Egypt under Pharoah and the persecution of the Jews under Hitler, deals with questions of religious faith. Finds models of heroism among the Jews in Egypt, who in their courage and spiritual autonomy showed all future generations, including those during the Holocaust, how to resist physical and spiritual oppression. Includes inspiring accounts of Jewish resistance, such as the Warsaw ghetto uprising that began on Passover. Referring to the Haggadah text, stresses an archetypal, recurring antisemitism "in every generation." Expresses the view that God will help the Jewish people survive and will ultimately redeem them. Includes the text of the Haggadah with an English translation. (From the Bibliography of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism)

Title The Holocaust Haggadah : foundations of our faith / Gershon Weiss in collaboration with Yehuda Sorscher.
Additional Titles Haggadah. English. 2000.
Co-Author Weiss, Gershon
Publisher Southfield, Mich : Targum
Creation Date 2000
Notes Text in Hebrew with English translation, introduction and commentary in English.
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Holocaust-Haggadah series
bk. 2
Format 306 pages : ill
30 cm.
Language English
Hebrew
Identifier ISBN1568711662
System Number 990019681960205171

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