Infusing meaning into the Passover seder

Alperin, Michele
April 2014
New Jersey Jewish News;4/10/2014, Vol. 68 Issue 15, p27
The article discusses the importance of knowing the reason of celebration of Passovers by the Jewish People by infusing the meaning and the Haggadah's mandate infused in seder table. Topics discussed include uniqueness of seder table that helps it in running, need of imagination, emotion, and drama to lead a seder, and importance of meshing the traditional and contemporary seders and need for sensitivity to a seder's particular audience.


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