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What is Haggadot

Passover is about freedom. But when it comes to the seder, many of us are lost. This website is a resource for Jews of all backgrounds to make the Haggadah that finally feels meaningful for a contemporary seder, with unique perspectives gathered from individuals worldwide.

Whatever your background, Haggadot.com invites you to find your place in the Passover conversation through the seder's central text, the haggadah. Now you can access classical texts and contemporary interpretations to create a more personalized Passover experience. The site provides a creative platform for Jews of all backgrounds to:

• Contribute your insights. For each section of the haggadah, you may upload original writings, artwork, or scan in selections from homemade or non-copyrighted haggadot. These clips are then grouped into your personal folder, and sorted and tagged in a public searchable web library.

• Borrow content from other users. Mix and match pages from other users - including sections from both liberal and traditional texts - to create your own haggadah.

• Publish your original haggadah. At the final stage, you can create a PDF and print unlimited copies at home for seder guests, all at no charge.

Eventually, as the website collects more source material, the output of Haggadot will become more unique and personalized. Pieces from a Feminist Reconstructionist version may co-exist with selections from a haggadah from the 1500's. A family of Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews can include both traditions in one haggadah. A family separated by distance may collaborate online to create a shared haggadah for their separate seders. Families may also access their folder over the years to track their changing history. Jews everywhere will understand that, whatever their background, they have a place at the global seder table.