CAPTURING THE MOMENT: Centuries of the Passover Haggadah

"We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt..."

“We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt and the Egyptians dealt ill with us, and tortured us and laid upon us hard labor.” Deuteronomy 26:6

Barcelona Haggadah

The Barcelona Haggadah

The Barcelona Haggadah
Catalonia, Spain, fourteenth century
Manuscript held at the British Library
Facsimile, London: Facsimile Editions, 1992

Betsalel


Betsal’el Haggadah


Betsal’el Haggadah: Passover Festivity
The work of Maty Grünberg
London: M. Grünberg, 1984

Passover Seder Service

Passover Seder Service

The hard labor of the slaves under Egyptian taskmasters is portrayed as forced labor in a Nazi Concentration Camp, in this Munich Haggadah,created by Holocaust survivors.

Passover Seder Service

Deutsches Theater Restaurant

Munich, Germany, April 15-16, 1946
Illustrated by Ben Benjamin and Y. D. Sheinzon

"We were slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt..."

February 23, 2017 – June 11, 2017
On display in The Jerry and Bruce Chappell Family Gallery, Perkins Library, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina