The week-long festival of Passover commemorates the miraculous Exodus from Egypt, the liberation of the Children of Israel from slavery, and the start of the barley harvest. KKL-JNF celebrates both freedom and springtime by inviting Israelis to enjoy its parks, forests and special family-friendly holiday events.
This video introducing the ritual burning of leftover leavened products on the eve of Passover shows a communal burning conducted by the ultra-Orthodox community in Spring Valley, Michigan, in conduction
This brief article from My Jewish Learning explains the halachic rationale for having two Passover seders outside of Israel and only one in Israel. It also outlines the accepted practices today in different
Going beyond freedom, this animated video (07:02) produced by Aleph Beta Academy reexamines the biblical text of Exodus to explore central themes of the holiday: recognition of God, renewal, and empathy. Aleph Beta
A parody of Diddy’s “Coming Home” and Cee Lo Green’s “Forget You,” this high-energy music video features The Fountainheads singing about the Israelites yearning for freedom when they were slaves in Egypt. The Fountainheads is an
A parody of Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk,” this fun music video features Six13 singing about Passover, including a brief retelling of the story and some key elements of the seder. Six 13 is an all-male Jewish
What’s the most important ritual food at the Passover seder? In this amusing video (03:28) from Chabad.org, animated talking matzah (representing humility), maror (representing bitterness) and wine (representing freedom) compete for