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Statue of MLK against a blue sky

As we mark 50 years since Dr. King was assassinated, and in thinking about his connection with Moses, I’m drawn to Dr. King’s “I’ve Been To the Mountaintop.”

Evan Traylor
Pocketwatch partially buried in sand

Two years ago, for the first time ever, I didn’t attend a seder. A virulent infection was poisoning my body and I was fighting for my life.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
CLoseup of a seder table including a plate of matzah and an ornate matzah covering with a Kiddush cup in the background

Passover has a deeply meaningful message – but it also generates lots of confusion. Here’s what you should know, if you’re not familiar with the holiday.

Rabbi Evan Moffic
Mother and daughter having serious conversation across a table

As my children will attest, I can be “bossy.”  I try to step back and let them live their lives as independent adults, but it’s hard.

Deborah Rood Goldman
Egyptian pyramids

Instead of fighting over ownership of land, let us practice concern for all people.

Emanuelle Wirtschafter Sippy
Two young girls with signs at the March for Our Lives

At this Passover season, our children – the wise ones, the motivated ones, the angry ones, and the fearful ones – are asking us their own four questions.

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman
Closeup of a Hillel sandwich of charoset and maror between two pieces of matzah

The Hillel sandwich - bitter herbs and sweet charoset between two pieces of matzah - is emblematic of so many chapters of Jewish history.

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
Statue of Liberty in shadow with sun shining behind her

Learn how the author of this special Passover reading views the many blessings America has offered Jews throughout history.

Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D.
Almond trees in an Israeli orchard

At my seder, as at many, we go around the table, taking turns reading successive pieces of the text.

Jeremy M. Wolfe
People sitting at a seder table

Here are seven resources from ReformJudaism.org and elsewhere in the Jewish world you can use to help you create the best seder ever.

Jane E. Herman

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