Passover

Hearing the Matzah

If the matzah could talk, what would we hear?

My Dayenu Ring

A lost diamond, a gaping black hole, and an inspiring Passover realization.

It Ain't Over 'Til It's Passover

This Passover, break free from the ruthless hi-tech servitude.

From Parent to Parents: A Passover Letter

In a world dominated by distractions galore, Passover affords parents an opportunity to connect with their kids in a most meaningful and magical way.

Lost Amid the Pyramids

Passover is about redeeming our core identity.

Passover: In the Name of Love

The season to experience God's unconditional love.

Matzah: The Taste of Freedom

Eating Matzah connects us to our innermost essence, where our true freedom lies.

Attaining Freedom

Rectifying Adam's mistake through matzah and wine.

My Personal Redemption

As a survivor of child abuse, Passover has special meaning for me.

Vanquishing Time

Understanding the deeper meaning of matzah can breathe new life into our Passover experience.

The Seashore and the Seder

A mystical understanding of the splitting of the sea.

The Matzah/Maror Moment

The Seder sandwich and the key to Jewish joy.

The Fifth Question: Pessimist or Optimist?

Passover is the story that answers man's existential quest for spiritual connection.

No Way Out

When I look behind me and see no help, and I look ahead of me and see no hope, I am now very sure to look above me.

Etymology of "Passover"

Why name this key holiday after a house-skipping incident?

Bondage: Circa 2004

Remembering that success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.

Lively Haggadah Overview

Insights and stories to share on Seder night.

Why Is This Child Different?

Why did our family, like American Jewish families everywhere, recognize Passover as the one thing we would never forget?

Festivals of Spring

Passover offers the spiritual opportunity to move from hesitant faith to empowering knowledge.

Born Free?

Quite the contrary. Learn how to choose freedom this Passover.

The Inner Meaning of Matzah

Eating matzah is an act of defying the laws of nature, time and history.

Leaving Egypt

Within each of us there is a spiritual Egypt from which we must extricate ourselves daily.

Passover 1941

A Passover story of Holocaust survival demonstrates how the powerful life force of a Jewish woman connects our past, present and future.

The Spark of Freedom

Passover affixed within the collective Jewish soul the commitment to build a better world free of cynicism and moral confusion.

Passover: Homeland Security for the Jewish People

Our kids have had a mighty tough year. Passover can help.

The Seder: A Spiritual Journey

The Passover Seder is God's order for how to proceed from spiritual slavery to spiritual freedom.

Burst Balloon

Passover is the season to dispel falsehood and pursue truth.

The Mystical Art of Passover Cleaning

How to put your ego in check and let your soul shine through.

Let My People Go -- Where?

Physical freedom is not enough. Passover provides the opportunity of freedom with purpose.

Tell Your Children

Explaining the war -- and Passover -- to a six-year-old.

All in the Seder

Passover proves the key to liberating one family's strained relations.

Seder for the Soul

The 15 Steps of the Passover Seder as a Guide to Self-Growth

Freedom and Responsibility

Freedom is not defined as coming and going as you please. True freedom is making independent choices -- and achieving meaningful goals in life.

Idealism, Chametz, and Freedom

Trying to make the world a better place is a deep drive within every human being. But somewhere along the way, many give up and trade in that value for more creature comforts.

Barriers to Freedom

Freedom from physical slavery is the first exodus. Then comes freedom from psychological enslavement. Passover shows us how to break lose from our mental chains.

Commandments Equal Freedom

Disciplining oneself to observe the mitzvot of the Torah sounds about as fun as twisting oneself into a pretzel. But as any virtuoso will testify, it is from discipline that greatness springs forth.

Freedom and Self Awareness

Humans can sometimes get stuck in a trap of self-delusion that is as confining as any prison. The good news is there's a way out.

Four Sons, Four Questions

What is really going on with the Four Sons, how do they relate to the Four Questions -- and what does it mean for us today?

The Empty Chair Prayer

The Jewish people have suffered immeasurable tragedy in the last century alone. The crisis of today demands our utmost attention.

Dayenu! That Would Have Been Enough

Dayenu is perhaps the most famous of all Seder songs. But the 15 verses are much more than child's play... they contain the roots of spiritual understanding.

Miracles and Plagues

Come on! What do you mean "Miracles"?

A Time to Believe

Every holiday in the Jewish calendar represents a certain spiritual energy, and Passover resounds with the energy of faith.

10 Ways to Enjoy the Seder

How to bring more meaning and enjoyment back to the family Seder.

Slavery of the Aimless

Why is slavery the worst thing that can happen to a person? Why is it worse than death? The answer is as simple as it is profound.

Insights into the Haggadah

A selection of great Haggadah insights you can use at your Seder.

The Secret of Eating at the Seder

We all have an eating disorder, and Passover is the most potent tool for treating it.

The Haggadah: Gratitude in Action

Look in the details of the Haggadah and you'll find the world's best textbook in how to be thankful.

Passover: A Love Story

The love story began on a night when the loved one was totally unprepared, undeserving of love, yet the lover came anyway and saved her.

Fifteen Steps to Freedom

The Sages designed the Passover Seder as 15 steps to make you enormously successful. Here's the key to unlocking the code.

Exodus: What's the Big Deal?

Every component of the Exodus was meant to reveal another facet of how God is involved in the world.

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