Ancient Seder Traditions

Ancient Seder Traditions

Ancient Seder Traditions Was the Last Supper a Passover Seder? Originally, Passover night was a rather informal affair, There was no ornate Passover plate, no Haggadah, the book of prayers and blessings that we today at every Passover seder.  Instead in ancient times...
The Modern Seder – Women’s Role

The Modern Seder – Women’s Role

New Passover Traditions Arise As We Celebrate the Changing Role of Jewish Women: Beginning in the mid 1970’s when the first woman rabbi was ordained in the Reform movement, modern Jews have expanded the role that women play in Jewish culture, tradition and observance....
Holocaust Memorial Day in Italy

Holocaust Memorial Day in Italy

Zachor!  Memories of my first Holocaust Memorial Day in Italy   January 27, 1945 marks the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp where one million Jews were tortured, starved and murdered.. Sixty years later, in November 2005 the United Nations General Assembly...
Tu B’Shevat Haggadah/Guide IN ITALIANO

Tu B’Shevat Haggadah/Guide IN ITALIANO

LE COSE DA FARE PER TU B’SHEVAT L’INFORMAZIONI E LA SEDER E ATTIVITA` COMINCIA IL SEDER: SPIEGAZIONE Noi ebrei diciamo “Shanah Tovah,”  “Auguri per il Nuovo Anno!”  quattro volte durante l’anno. Certamente la Mishnah dice che abbiamo...