By Rabbi Avi Katz Orlow and Shira Berkovits, Esq., Ph.D. What does the word Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, mean? We read in Exodus:And the blood on the houses where you are staying shall be a sign for you: when I see the blood I will pass over you, so that no plague will … [Read more...] about Voices of Pesach
Archives for March 2018
By Rabbi Marc Israel This past Shabbat, I traveled with families from the Lower Merion Area Hebrew High (LMAHH) to Washington, D.C., to take part in the March for Our Lives. I have participated in many marches, including the Soviet Jewry March (1989), the Million Mom March … [Read more...] about Why Was This Shabbat (and March) Different From All Others?
By Natasha Dresner In the spirit of Passover and, in general, at least once a year, we all should be asking ourselves “How is this _____ different from all other ____?” Just substitute the word “night” for “project,” “experience, ” etc. or, in my case, most recently, “conferenc … [Read more...] about Why Jewish Camp Is Different From All Other Camps
By Chani Goldberg On Passover, families and friends across the world break matzah together, joining in a timeless celebration of Jewish freedom and nationhood. Yet each year, as we sit with our loved ones sharing good food and newfound inspiration, there are countless Jewish … [Read more...] about Seder-to-Go brings Passover to Patients, Homebound
Jewish American military families will receive a box of matzos as a part of an annual partnership between Yehuda Matzos and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. For many military families, PJ Library plays an important role in their ability to continue to participate in Jewish life … [Read more...] about Jewish American Military Families to Receive Free Boxes of Matzos