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Passover

Photo by Hector Emanuel

Noah Fineberg
Passover celebrates the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in ancient Egypt. The word for Egypt, Mitzrayim, is derived from m'tzarim, meaning ‘narrow straits.’ This imagery carries into the present, often used to describe ‘one’s narrow place,’ w
Photo: Tomer Neuberg/Flash90 via Times of Israel.
 
Elizabeth Leff

Rabbi David Levy Reiner
March proudly sign

During Passover, Jews across the world celebrate and commemorate our ancestors’ historic journey from bondage to freedom.

Passover Haggadah

Passover is a unique time for friends and family to come together, share a meal discuss timeless themes of freedom and redemption and relate the Exodus from Egypt to the ongoing journey for justice

Nathan Bennett

One of my favorite parts of my family’s Passover seder (aside from the food) are all the questions that are asked throughout the night.

Jacob Kraus

Soon, we will gather with our families and friends for our annual Passover seder, where we will retell the story of our liberation from slavery.

Shelby Friedman
Hands breaking matzoh

“We don’t have time. The longer we wait, the more hurricane season we have to go through. We hate to let the island go, but we have to. It is like losing a family member.

Lizzie Stein

The recent rise in state-level legislation targeting the LGBT community – often couched in language of religious freedom – reminds us that the journey for full equality for the LGBT community is on

Tracy Wolf
three children playing

On Passover, as we sit around the seder table with family and friends, we pause so the youngest person can recite the Four Questions.

Tyler Dratch