Jewish Journal

A Passover Message of Freedom From Hiddush

by Rabbi John Rosove

March 24, 2013 | 7:05 am

Rabbi Uri Regev, Founder and Director of Hiddush, asked me to write a Passover Supplement for inclusion in your family Seder on themes and values upon which both the State of Israel and the United States are founded. That piece is titled:

“Imagine: Liberation, Marriage and Gender Equality in Israel and the Diaspora”

You can find it here.

Hiddush is Israel’s leading civic organization dedicated to the implementation of the basic values guaranteed in Israel’s Declaration of Independence - freedom of religion and equality - without which no enlightened democracy can exist.  See for more information - http://www.hiddush.org/

In light of President Obama’s extraordinary address to the people of Israel and his commitment to bring the leaders of Israel and the Palestinians together to negotiate a two-state end of conflict peace agreement, Ba-shanah haba-ah Bi-y’rushalayim – Next year [May there be a real peace] in Jerusalem.

Hag Pesach Sameach from my family to yours.

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Rabbi John L. Rosove assumed his duties as Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel of Hollywood in November 1988. A native of Los Angeles, he earned a BA in Art History from UC Berkeley...

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