Last weekend many Jews attended a Seder, but many others did not. I find it heartbreaking when I think about all the Jews who chose not to participate, and question the reasons for this. What are the implications of so many people not connecting to this paradigmatic story of the...
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Tag: Seder Table
2 weeks ago
April 2, 2015 | 6:07 pm
Every year, a sea of a new haggadot vies for our attention, money and a seat at our seder table. In the hope of helping you sort through this year’s crop, here are five of this year’s most compelling new entries.
“Asufa Haggadah, 2015”...
by Asufa Collective
April 2, 2015 | 1:57 pm
April 1, 2015 | 3:40 pm
April 6, 2012 | 7:25 am
A couple of years ago I wrote an article about “the Passover test” - what the Seder reveals about interfaith couples. Here’s what I wrote:
Five traditional Jewish practices are usually used as criteria in studies tasked with assessing the viability of a Jewish...
April 5, 2012 | 11:09 pm
March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Despite its air of celebration, Passover is a bittersweet remembrance, one in which the joy of liberation is marked by the pain of recollection of what we were liberated from and what we lost on the way from Egypt to Eretz Yisrael. Our seder liturgy reflects that ambivalence,...