The Asufa Haggadah

I always look forward to the new version of the Asufa Haggadah. Each year, the best Israeli graphic designers, typographers and illustrators come together to create this beautiful Haggadah. Each artist is given one full page and complete freedom to design an illustration inspired by standard Haggadah text.


unspecified-1The project began in 2013 by Lior Yamin, one of the founders of Asufa–a gallery and shop in Jaffa that celebrates Israeli design. The Asufa Haggadah was originally just an independent cultural experiment but has now evolved into a wonderful annual tradition. Over 180 illustrators and designers have been featured in total.

An additional bilingual Asufa Haggadah, written in both Hebrew and English, is available for the first time this year for Jewish communities around the world.

This year’s version will also showcase the best illustrations from the three previous editions and is printed in a larger format.


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The Asufa Haggadah is a lovely holiday gift for all ages. For those who appreciate art, it offers an opportunity to get to know young and promising Israeli artists, and for those celebrating the seder, it offers a kosher Haggadah that gives a modern look to the thousand-year-old story.

Happy Pesach!


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4 Comments on The Asufa Haggadah

  1. Samuel
    April 21, 2016 at 10:35 pm (6 years ago)

    Cool!!! I’ll have to check it out, thanks for posting?

  2. Gina and Emma
    April 22, 2016 at 2:08 pm (6 years ago)

    Wonderful to read about! We want to order one! Happy Passover!

    • Julie Levine
      April 22, 2016 at 3:06 pm (6 years ago)

      Happy Pesach to you and Emma!! XO

  3. TravelBench
    May 16, 2016 at 2:30 pm (6 years ago)

    I didn’t know about this project but it most deffinitely deserves to be searched for! Thanks for your post! Very beautiful and well written 🙂


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