Who needs the Seder? | עמוד דיון
Maggid – Retelling the Passover Story
This is the bread of poverty
that our fathers ate in the land of Egypt.
Whoever is hungry, let him come and eat;
whoever is in need, let him come and participate
This year free people.
(Sunday the 1'st of May)
At 8 pm (BST)
A video Webinar!
We will meet to discuss and recapitulate
the questions and sources
in this Discussion page.
To participate in the meeting
Go to this link
meeting ID 813 791 747
We recommend you watch
this video recording
of our last Webinar (Sunday 24.4)
Here are the sources for both webinars
Pesach is clearly the most family oriented holiday in the Jewish calendar.
This element of the Seder is also engraved in the Halacha .
On the other hand, Pesach is notorious for its Jewish and universal is message of freedom.
see for example a this captivating dialogue between Senator Joseph Lieberman
and Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks .
The puzzling question is how does the family orientation correlate
with the strong universal message of freedom?
I once saw a fascinating Ted talk
that claims that in our generation we are
less free because we are more free: ,
Our overwhelming almost infinite freedom of choice.
has made us not freer but more paralyzed,
As we are getting near to the end of Pesach ( and our summing webinar Sunday night)
we would love you to go to our sources page
and see if one of them inspires you and trigger thoughts that you could share with us.