Passover

Do You Have the Necessary Grit to Cross Your Red Sea?

Passover relives the moment when the Jewish nation were all in.

What Is Freedom?

Yosef Mendelovitch was free even while behind bars in a Soviet prison.

What’s Your Addiction?

This Passover, I’m experiencing seven days of freedom from my taskmaster. I’m putting my smartphone in my drawer for the entire week.

Is Dayenu Really Enough?

The real meaning of one of the Passover seder's most popular songs.

Leave the Driving to God

This Passover stop the backseat driving.

The Fifth Child at Your Seder? The One Who Isn’t There

This Passover, take the first step towards ending estrangement within your family.

Celebrating Passover After the First Year of Covid-19

How do we celebrate when our lives are still filled with so much sadness? The nation's very first Passover provides an answer.

Rick and Dick Hoyt and the Power of Family

Incredible things can happen when you do things together.

Passover: God’s Calling Card

The purpose of the Exodus was to establish a personal, loving relationship between God and the Jewish People, including every individual Jew.

The Bitter and the Sweet

The fact that we can taste something as bitter is an affirmation of how sweet our lives generally are.

Make it an IKEA Passover

Because the more you put your own personal effort into something, the more you'll love it.

Under Lockdown: The Festival of Freedom

What COVID-19 has to teach us about real freedom.

Passover and the Three Phases of Life

It’s no accident that life is comprised of highs and lows.

Passover and the Eleventh Plague

The linkage between Passover and Tisha B'Av offers us tremendous hope and comfort in this tragic time.

Passover and Corona: A Message of Hope

Passover is coming with a powerful message that speaks to us today.

The Last Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto

Survivors testify about an epic Seder held in underground bunkers as the Nazis sought to liquidate the last Jews of Warsaw Ghetto.

Passover and the Spanish Inquisition

Generations of secret Jews defied the Spanish Inquisition to celebrate Passover and other holidays.

The Miracle of the Red Sea in Our Lives

How God lets us know that the events of our lives are not haphazard coincidence.

Straightening the Bent Path: The Secret behind the Staff of Moses

Everything has the potential to be used for good or evil. The choice is ours.

How to Reach Your Personal Exodus

Liberate your will by embracing the power of small.

Jewish Comedians and Splitting the Sea

A surprising answer to why so many Jews become comedians.

No Time to Think: 3 Ways to Defeat Pharaoh Today

We are enslaved by epidemic levels of distraction. Here’s how to break free.

Freedom of Speech

Why a central theme of Passover is talking.

Attaining True Empowerment on Passover

Empowerment doesn’t come through conquering and enslaving others.

Cleaning Our Hearts for Passover

Let’s focus on two qualities that make the biggest messes: anger and jealousy. How do I clean my heart of those?

When Do We Eat?: Eating to Live On Passover Night

Delayed gratification transforms the physical into an act of spiritual sustenance.

Splitting Your Sea

Life is not about the calm. It’s about the waves.

When I Left Egypt

Experiencing the miracle of the splitting of the Red Sea.

Matzah: Symbol of Oppression or Liberty?

Primo Levi’s account of his experiences in Auschwitz gave me the answer.

My Catholic Friend’s Question

Curiosity is the beginning of freedom.

10 Insights to Share at Your Passover Seder

Inspiring thoughts from Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook and Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.

The Passover Seder’s Most Important Idea

Passover celebrates the concept of a personal God who cares about us and is the ultimate director of history.

Questions to Spark Your Seder

6 questions that give us a deeper understanding of Passover.

Spiritual Preparation for Passover

12 inspiring ideas about being Jewish to share at your Seder.

The Three Main Passover Symbols: Pesach, Matzah and Maror

The powerful gifts of gratitude, hope and grit.

British Museum & Evidence of Israelite Slavery in Egypt

A mud brick with straw, stamped with a royal seal that says “House of Ramses ll,” and other cool artifacts.

Matzah: Bread of Freedom and Slavery

Why did the Jewish people have to go through slavery in the first place?

The $13 Million Seder

Baseball player Adam LaRoche's stunning lesson about family and its connection to Passover.

The Soviet Campaign to Eliminate Passover

“Red Haggadahs” were published in the 1920s with the explicit goal of replacing belief in God with faith in Communist Russia.

Thanking Those who Packed Your Parachute: The Essence of Dayeinu

The real meaning of dayeinu and how it can transform your Passover experience.

Haggadah Insights to Share at the Seder

Some meaningful ideas to share with family and guests.

Running Away from Egypt

How to leave your narrow place and transform your life.

20 Engaging Questions for the Passover Seder

Provocative questions on relevant topics to help bring your Seder to life.

Empower Your Jewish Journey

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