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Passover is the most widely celebrated Jewish holiday in North America. What makes Passover appealing to so many of us? Is it the fact that Passover is a home-based holiday, which offers an opportunity for family and friends to gather around the seder table, recalling past memories and creating new ones? Or is it that the core themes of slavery and liberation still resonate so deeply within us that we want to retell the story of Passover again and again each year?


Freedom of Thought

By Rabbi Roni Handler
Passover seders are intentionally packed with moments that are out of the ordinary from a typical meal. These rituals prompt us to ask questions. We learn in the Mishnah that we are required to ask...  more
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Fair Trade Chocolate You Can Eat on Passover

By Ilana Schatz, Founding Director of Fair Trade Judaica
The gift of freedom our people received generations ago bestows upon us the obligation and responsibility to work for the liberation of all people. SHEHECHIYANU! We can finally eat chocolate on...  more
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