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Rabbits and Lettuce: The History of the Haggadah in Text and Art - Dr. Josh Kulp Education Session with Rabbi Peltz

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 29 Adar 5783

7:00 PMIn-person

Aside from the Bible, there might be more different editions of the Passover Haggadah than any other book in history. The Haggadah and Passover seder originated in the land of Israel after the destruction of the Second Temple, and continue to be one of the most observed Jewish rituals throughout the world. This unique visual presentation will show how the Haggadah’s texts and the seder’s customs developed over the centuries and how Jews shaped their traditions in reaction to the places throughout the world in which they lived. Come and learn of the Seder’s fascinating history and pick up some fascinating information to share at your own seders.

About Dr. Joshua Kulp
Dr. Kulp is co-founder of the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem where he has taught Talmud and halakhah for the last 20 years. Dr. Kulp’s English commentary on the entire Mishnah served as the basis for the Mishnah Yomit project, in addition to which he has championed the Daf Shevui program – the study of one daf of Talmud per week. He has so far completed commentary on two tractates and has begun a third.  Originally from Margate, New Jersey, Dr. Kulp spent his summers at Camp Ramah in the Poconos & Camp Ramah in Canada and for the last ten summers, he has served as the scholar-in-residence at Camp Ramah in New England. He made aliyah in 1994 and currently lives in Modi’in with his wife, Julie Zuckerman, and their four children, where he is an avid triathlete and has completed three Ironmans.

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