Passover

03.25.1311:35 AM ET

The First Seder is Tonight

In honor of the first Seder tonight, a re-link to a tough review by Leon Weiseltier of a new translation of the Passover Haggadah.

All translation is interpretation, since it is a choice among meanings; but translation is not the same activity as interpretation. A good translation of a troubling text will preserve the reason for the trouble, and thereby leave open the gates of interpretation.

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