The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
This variation of the Four Questions ritual includes question that connects the struggles of the Israelites to the struggles of those who are discriminated against and oppressed in our society today.
As we celebrate the Jewish people’s biblical redemption from oppression, we feel the pain of those not yet redeemed. At seder tables, we ask four questions to remind ourselves of our purpose. This year, we ask you to add four more questions to connect our ancient rituals to the demands of this moment in the struggle for racial justice.
Charoset is our symbol of mortar, recalling the brutal work conditions experienced by the Israelite slaves in Egypt. This year, we introduce a Charoset recipe that includes pine nuts.
This Haggadah can be used to lead a seder focusing on the struggles of discrimination, injustice and freedom.