One of my favorite Passover rituals is the reading in synagogue of the biblical book the Song of Songs. Its images evoke spring and are perfect for this season of rebirth.
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The telling of the Exodus and the prophecy of Moses is told countless times in the Quran. In fact, Moses is revered in Islam as one of the greatest men of all time.
A big fashion of recent times has been to rewrite or repackage the Passover haggadah to fit our individual tastes. The Master Story of the Jews, then, becomes the Master Story of Me.
The rabbis were right to be cautious: if they wanted Passover to be about the glory of God, it was best to leave Moses out. Moses was, after all, no more than a vehicle of the Divine will.
We were slaves for 400 years. At what moment did liberation begin? Why did the Israelites wait so long? When did the change begin?
One of goals of the Passover seder is to make this ancient, traditional ritual speak to us today. For me, the most poignant part of the seder ritual is the section describing four different individuals.
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May we all use this time of Passover to make transformations, big or small, in our food system, our communities and our selves.
We are told to see ourselves as having escaped from Egypt. Maybe we should also see ourselves as having left every subsequent land with our ancestors, until we find ourselves where we are now.
Passover, the Jewish holiday known as Pesach in Hebrew, commemorates the Israelites' escape from Egyptian slavery and is observed with ritualized meal...
By Nicole Neroulias
Religion News Service
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Humanity is intended to be a guardian of the earth, not a plunderer of its resources. Passover calls on us to act sustainably toward each other and toward the earth.
If you're up for getting a little more out of your discussion this year, here are four rules (and tips) to help guide you through, whatever your level of observance.
As part of our Passover Across America initiative, we decided to kick off the educational process with a fun, new video that gives you a glimpse at a Passover seder and what it is all about.
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