How the Zoom-seder debate opens up on questions of virtual reality.
Lenient rulings in response to new situations are not necessary if unfortunate accommodations, they are instead a testament to the strength and durability of Judaism.
He is still full of hope, and so—in replying to those who would misunderstand me and my method of reading the Bible—am I.
It’s not that they were exceptionally sophisticated or tolerant, as one popular recent article would have it—it’s that they lived surrounded by people who raised pigs.
Embracing the connection between two stories of emancipation.
Showing the Israelite God’s masterful transvaluation of the Egyptian pantheon.
The existence of Jews is a reminder that freedom is possible only with responsibility.
In a remote East African hospital, this seder night was different from all others.
“Even as the ancient Hebrew people answered the call of freedom, we too must heed its voice.”
Not packaged, not square, not oven-baked: that’s what it wasn’t. But what it was and where the name for it comes from is still something of a mystery.