Friday, March 17, 2006

Hunting Hares in the Haggadah

While I think that the "commentaries" on the bottom are a bit silly, given the explicit reason for the pictures, the top part of the page is interesting.

Apparently, because Yaknehaz (yayin kiddush ner havdalah zeman) sounds similar in German to "jag den Has," meaning "hunt the hare," some medieval haggadot included a picture of a rabbit hunt.


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