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Why This Black, Queer, Trans Jew Is Reimagining Passover For Modern Times

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.21.2016 | Religion

On the first night of Passover, Jews around the world gather with family and friends to partake in a Seder, or ritual feast, and retell the story of t...

Passover Persian Style

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 05.31.2015 | Los Angeles
Dora Levy Mossanen

Family, friends, and loud children begin to trickle in; delicious waves of gossip swell and spread. Compliments sprinkle around like sugarcoated almonds. "What a sumptuous spread." "You look more beautiful than the full moon." "How in the world do you manage?"

What Is Enough Freedom?

Rabbi Laura Geller | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Geller

The Festival of Passover just ended, not with a bang but a whimper. There was no big ritual, no loud family gathering, no singing, no telling the powerful story of our journey out of Egypt, Mitzrayim, the narrow place. Maybe that's because the journey doesn't really end.

Trying For A Diverse Seder? Tip No. 1: Don't Burn Your Guests

David Crumm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Crumm

For non-Jews like me contemplating an invitation to a seder, you'll be far ahead if you learn the Hebrew term above: "Dayenu," which roughly means, "It would have been enough!" And bone up on the Exodus story.