Passover and the Spanish Inquisition

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

10 Insights to Share at Your Passover Seder

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

The Miracle of the Red Sea in Our Lives

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

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?

Thanking Those who Packed Your Parachute: The Essence of Dayeinu

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

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.

Leave the Driving to God

This Passover stop the backseat driving.

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

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

10 Ways to Enjoy the Seder

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

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.

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.

Haggadah Insights to Share at the Seder

Some meaningful ideas to share with family and guests.

The Mystery of Matzah

Does matzah represent slavery or freedom?

20 Engaging Questions for the Passover Seder

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

Jewish Comedians and Splitting the Sea

A surprising answer to why so many Jews become comedians.

Splitting Your Sea

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

Passover’s Secret of Success

How to jumpstart your personal exodus.

Born Free?

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

Questions to Spark Your Seder

6 questions that give us a deeper understanding of Passover.

The $13 Million Seder

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

Spiritual Preparation for Passover

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

Matzah: Bread of Freedom and Slavery

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

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.

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.

The Passover Time Machine

Passover is not just a time of remembering, it’s a time of re-experiencing.

Running Away from Egypt

How to leave your narrow place and transform your life.

5 Thoughts for Your Passover Seder

Thought-provoking questions and insights to share at your Seder.

Passover in Hell

My grandfather’s Passover Seder, hiding from Nazis in the Krakow Ghetto.

The Passover Seder’s 15 Steps

The Seder as an interactive learning experience.

Passover & Jewish Destiny

Matzah symbolizes hope, especially this year.

The Purpose of Leaving Egypt

Three central lessons from the Passover story.

Exodus: Retelling Our Family’s Story

Passover connects our children to something larger than themselves.

Gods and Kings

How the Ten Plagues brought down the gods of Egypt.

Passover: Family and Nation

The building blocks of the Jewish people is the family.

My Fight for Freedom in Iran

I could not accept the constraints imposed upon me as a Jew growing up in Iran.

Passover and the Zodiac

Slaughtering the Pascal lamb represented breaking free from predetermined forces beyond our control.

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