The Gateways Haggadah: A Seder for the Whole Family

The Gateways Haggadah: A Seder for the Whole Family

by Rebecca Redner


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The Gateways Haggadah welcomes families with children of all abilities and disabilities to a Passover celebration that is accessible for the whole family.

Step-by-step directions for every element of the Passover seder are clearly illustrated with more than 70 vibrant photographs. Each prayer's meaning is illuminated by the use of over 150 picture communication symbols developed by Mayer-Johnson, the leading creator of symbol-adapted special education materials to assist individuals in overcoming their speech, language and learning challenges. In this way, seder participants can experience Passover through clear, direct language and through rich and varied images.

This easy-to-hold, concise Haggadah is respectful to all participants, whatever their abilities, and ensures that all can take part meaningfully in a complete Passover seder that lasts about 30 minutes.

Gateways: Access to Jewish Education ( provides high quality special education services to enable children with diverse learning needs to participate meaningfully in Jewish life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874419290
Publisher: Behrman House, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/05/2015
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 471,564
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.18(d)

Table of Contents

What is Passover 4

The Seder Plate 5

Setting the Table 7

Lighting the Candles 8

Order of the Seder 11

Kadesh: Drinking Wine 12

Urchatz: Washing Hands 15

Karpas: Eating A Vegetable 16

Yachatz: Breaking the Matzah 18

Maggid: Telling the Story 20

Rochtzah: Washing Hands 41

Motzi Matzah: Eating the Matzah 42

Maror: Eating a Bitter Herb 44

Korech: Eating a Hillel Sandwich 46

Shulchan Orech: Eating Dinner 48

Tzafun: Finding the Afikoman 49

Barech: Thanking God for Our Meal 51

Hallel: Singing Psalms 56

Nirtzah: Ending the Seder 58

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