Singing is a vital part of the PassoverPassover is a major Jewish holiday that commemorates the Jewish people’s liberation from slavery and Exodus from Egypt. Its Hebrew name is Pesakh. Its name derives from the tenth plague, in which God “passed over” the homes of the Jewish firstborn, slaying only the Egyptian firstborn. Passover is celebrated for a week, and many diaspora Jews celebrate for eight days. The holiday begins at home at a seder meal and ritual the first (and sometimes second) night. Jews tell the story of the Exodus using a text called the haggadah, and eat specific food (matzah, maror, haroset, etc). sederLit. Order. The festive meal conducted on Passover night, in a specific order with specific rituals to symbolize aspects of the Exodus from Egypt. It is conducted following the haggadah, a book for this purpose. The mystics of Sefat also created a seder for Tu B’shvat, the new year of the trees.. In this section, you will find new interpretations as well as old favorites.
“If we realized the diversity of Black people and their experiences, but didn’t practice radical empathy with them — lo dayenu.”
Audio/video shiviti meditation chant
A poem vividly describing Miriam’s song upon crossing the Red Sea
A video that contains an original melody for Chad Gadya, written by Rabbi Abraham Winokur, z”l
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