The bread of poverty has a rich history in Rabbinic literature.
Commentaries on the Haggadah contrast the evil of Laban with Pharaoh and see Laban as a symbol for political, sociological, and psychological evil.
Unleavened bread represents both slavery and freedom.
There is a theological explanation for why Passover occurs in the spring.
There are many explanations as to why the Sabbath before Passover is called Shabbat HaGadol.
There are additional requirements for making sure Passover utensils are kosher.
A selection of seder customs from around the world
The women's prayer service is becoming the choice venue for a bat mitzvah in Orthodox synagogues that value egalitarianism and learning.
As girls have become the educational equals of boys in Orthodox Judaism, rabbis need to explore halakhah to create a normative bat mitzvah ceremony.
How to celebrate this raucous Jewish holiday
In ancient times there were four new years on the Jewish calendar.
Persian Jewry can serve as a role model for Jews who live outside of the Land of Israel.