Liberating Ourselves from Narrowness

Passover teaches that is possible to free ourselves from the pressures of modern society.


A recipe for a Passover fruit dessert, side dish, or topping

Maot Hittin: Wheat Money

Preparations for Passover include helping those in need.

The Hidden Matzah

What is viewed as a game by children can have deep significance for adults.

The Seder Structure and Experience

An overview of preparing for the seder and the elements of a traditional seder.

Did Israel Deserve Redemption?

Jewish texts have much to say on this subject.

Biblical Readings for Passover

The selections highlight different aspects of the holiday.

Eating Matzah At the Seder

The bread of poverty has a rich history in Rabbinic literature.

An Aramean Destroyed My Father

Commentaries on the Haggadah contrast the evil of Laban with Pharaoh and see Laban as a symbol for political, sociological, and psychological evil.

What Matzah Symbolizes

Unleavened bread represents both slavery and freedom.

Passover (Pesach) & Spring

There is a theological explanation for why Passover occurs in the spring.