Passover

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.

Shabbat HaGadol

There are many explanations as to why the Sabbath before Passover is called Shabbat HaGadol.

Making Utensils Passover-Ready

There are additional requirements for making sure Passover utensils are kosher.

How Is This Seder Different?

A selection of seder customs from around the world