Ten Passover Lessons for Jews and Fellow Travelers (CLICK HERE to download a copy to share with friends and family.)
The springtime festival of Passover is upon us. From Los Angeles to Tel Aviv, Scarsdale to Namutumba (that’s Uganda), Jews around the globe will gather together—likely via Zoom link—to eat symbolic foods, drink four cups of wine, and to retell the saga of our people’s exodus from slavery in Egypt toward freedom in the Promised Land.
The Pesach story is essential to an understanding of Jewish history and destiny, but some of its lessons would seem to be significant for anyone living through this frantic, globalized, postmodern moment. I’ll try to name ten of these lessons, as I see them.
-Rabbi Joshua Bolton Executive Director Brown RISD Hillel