Sabrina Burger, long time Parenting Through a Jewish Lens instructor, shares her thoughts as she prepares for Passover.
As I prepare to clean my house for Passover, to get rid of chametz—anything leavened—I am reflecting on the meaning of slavery and freedom.
I would like to share a brief paragraph from The Survival Kit Family Haggadah that rings true for me:
“When is the best time for someone to learn about freedom? To this question the reply in the Haggdah is “When matza and maror (bitter herbs) are in front of you.” Matza symbolizes freedom whereas maror represents the bitterness of slavery. Why do we need to have both on the table to learn about freedom? Read More…
This year make your seders particularly engaging for young children with these helpful hints from our talented Parenting Through a Jewish Lens faculty.