The Arabian Gulf (Apr. 17, 2003) -- Crewmembers read from the Passover Hagaddah (prayer book) during the Passover Seder dinner in the wardroom aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Passover is a holiday that commemorates the time in history when the Jewish people were freed from slavery in the land of Egypt. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and Carrier Air Wing Eleven (CVW-11) are deployed conducting missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd class Tiffini M. Jones. 

haggadah Section: Maggid - Beginning