They’ll have more than four questions. How will we answer them?
Passover is my favorite Jewish holiday because it is mostly about storytelling. Every year, my family sits around the Passover table and tells the story of how the Jews escaped slavery in Egypt by blindly following Moses across the Red Sea. The story is about freedom, faith and most of all, food. We eat matzah […]
This Guide to Passover for interfaith families will answer all your questions
There are times in life when we’re in the zone. We’re so involved in performing or participating in an activity that we get lost in the experience. Other times, we’re more of a participant-observer. We’re engaged in the action or event, but we have enough distance from what is happening that we can study or […]
This post originally appeared on Jane’s Interfaith and Jewish blog. If you or your Jewish partner is like me, you remember your childhood Passover seders as long and boring affairs. There was no child-friendly Haggadah, toy plagues, or jumping around as everyone sang “Frogs here! Frogs there! Frogs were jumping everywhere.” Maybe there was a […]
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It is customary for the youngest child at the Passover seder to recite the four questions from the Haggadah. Roni demonstrates the traditional tune for the four questions as she sings in Hebrew.
Professional advice explaining the main components of the Passover seder, and a reminder to non-Jews at the table that asking questions is what the seder is all about!
New books for Passover include two that translate the Four Questions from Hebrew into different languages and two new haggadahs.
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who celebrates Passover with her non-Jewish husband and children, although it’s not quite as religious as her childhood celebrations.