My friend Jamie Beckett posted a cool photo of a seder during World War I on her Facebook page. So that got me thinking… and doing a quick bit of Google image searching.
Happy Passover! Enjoy these photos and remember, as you gnaw on your 47th matzah of the week, that you are part of a long history.
14th Century Seder, from the Sarajevo Haggadah (produced in Barcelona, around 1350)
Folk art of Ukrainian seder, 1800s
Popkin Family Seder in Duluth, Minn., 1910 / Photo from the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest
Passover seder, U.S. servicemen, World War I / Courtesy of the National Archives
1925 Seder in Manila, Philippines / Courtesy of Center for Jewish History
Yemenite seder in Jerusalem, 1939 / Courtesy of Jerusalem Post
Seder at a Hashomer Hatzair kibbutz in the 1950s / Courtesy of H.H. Yad Yaari Archives
White House Seder, 2009 / Photo by Pete Souza
Our seder table, 2012 / Photo by Ilana DeBare
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