While others cook and clean, something I do each year to prepare for our family’s Passover seder is write jokes for Moses, Miriam, Pharaoh, and even God. That’s because one of our favorite traditions is adding a play to our family’s retelling of the familiar Passover story. No rehearsals are required, props are minimal, and we are both the actors and the audience as we read our parts around the seder table.
To begin, I search print sources and the internet for a new play to perform. For the past several years, I’ve used Shoshana Hantman’s Passover Parodies: Short Plays for the Seder Table... Read More