The Poor Bread

Apr 18, 2019 by

From The Passover Haggadah: This is the poor bread that our ancestors ate in the land of Egypt. Anyone who are oppressed shall come...

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Opening the Door, Eyes Wide Op...

Apr 18, 2019 by

On Friday night, we will send the youngest among us to open our doors to the promise of perfect redemption. This year, though, that...

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Discussion Starters from the S...

Apr 17, 2019 by

Just in case Miriam hasn’t stopped by to replenish your well lately. The Two Cooked Dishes Starter Pesach 114b of the Babylonian...

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The Most Important Day of Pass...

Apr 5, 2018 by

More American Jews attend a Passover Seder than observe any other Jewish ritual. How do we know? The Pew Research Center tells us.[i]...

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No Rice for My Family this Pas...

Apr 4, 2018 by

In November 2015 when the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Rabbinical Assembly (RA) issued their teshuvah permitting rice...

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When It’s Time to Stop P...

Apr 4, 2018 by

Two weekends ago, many of us took to the streets with our communities to “March For Our Lives,” and last weekend we welcomed the...

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Tell Your Own Story

Apr 3, 2018 by

Pesach is many things to many people: memory, message, meaning, food, tradition, song or a call to justice, action, and...

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This Passover, I Want to Break...

Apr 2, 2018 by

I never seem to be ready for Passover.  It always springs upon me, this rite of spring, and I’m always left feeling like I’ve just...

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