The Passover Haggadah
  Modern Art in Dialogue with an Ancient Text
      Yaakov Agam
     
     
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Why is this Night Different?

Since the youngest member at the seder table is supposed to ask the four questions, the images depicted are of children. One adult is shown because he is supposed to answer the questions and also because adults are also supposed to ask questions.

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