Monthly Archives: April 2011

Everyone’s Personal Red Sea

I am walking alone in the rain on the seventh night of Pesach.  This is the day we cross the ים סוף, the Red (or Reed) Sea, in our final escape from Egypt.  The Torah describes a night of terror, of … Continue reading

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More Questions Than Answers: Pesach

In English, we call Pesach the Holiday of Freedom, but the Hebrew word, גאולה,  Geula actually means redemption.  שחרות Shichrut, which means freedom, is only seen incidentally, and not strictly in the Haggadah itself (rather in the song made from … Continue reading

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