A boring seder? Never again! This colorful haggadah will streamline your Passover seder to just 30 minutes, while covering all the key components of a traditional Passover seder. The 30-Minute Seder text includes blessings and explanations about symbolic Seder plate components, retelling of the 10 Plagues and the Exodus (in brief), the Four Questions, the song "Dayenu," the welcoming of Elijah the Prophet, and the perennial wish that next year the Seder may take place in Jerusalem. Rabbinically Approved (click "more" for information)
The large print edition measures 8.5 x 11 inches and is perfect for the leader of the seder or for those that have trouble viewing standard-sized print.
30minute-Seder Rabbinically Approved...
We realize that you might have some questions regarding the validity of performing a 30minute-Seder and rightly so. That is why the makers sought out a prominent Rabbi in the community to read and approve our Haggadah before making it available to the public.
About Rabbi Bonnie Koppell
A native of Brooklyn, NY, Rabbi Bonnie Koppell has served as the spiritual leader for prominent Arizona synagogues, as chaplain in the US army, and as writer of sermons for fellow rabbis. She is a 1981 graduate of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Philadelphia, PA.
In December of 2008, Rabbi Koppell was invited to offer the opening prayer at the president\'s meeting with a small group of prominent Jewish leaders, in honor of Chanukah. Among those in attendance was President Bush, members of white house staff, and her former teacher Dennis Prager, the famous Jewish scholar and radio show host.
One of the first women to be ordained as a rabbi in the United States, Rabbi Koppell is the first Jewish woman to be a chaplain in the military, serving as a colonel with the United States Army Reserve.
Joining the Army Reserves in 1978, she has served two tours of duty in Iraq; one in 1991 and another in 2005.
Rabbi Bonnie, as the kids like to call her, is currently on the faculty of the Jess Schwartz Jewish Community High School, and is the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Hagivot and Temple Havurat Emet in Arizona. She is still a chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserves and holds the rank of colonel. She is married and the mother of two girls.
Rabbi Koppell has received numerous awards and citations, including:
- Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster (2002)
- Army Commendation Medal (1997)
- Army Achievement Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster (1993)
- National Defense Service Medal (1992)