Preparing for a Humanistic Passover

Great resources for a Secular Humanistic Passover celebration from Rabbi Chalom.

Shalom from Rabbi Chalom

If the Exodus isn’t historical, what do we do for Passover? Fortunately, you’re not on your own – there are a number of resources, haggadot and more that can make the season meaningful and memorable for Humanistic Jews (and the humanistically-inclined). Here are a few of them:

An historical essay on the origins of the holiday (by yours truly) in the online journal “Secular Culture and Ideas”.

Exploring the values of the Passover holiday for secular and Humanistic Jews (again by yours truly from “Secular Culture and Ideas”).

The sales listing for Rabbi Sherwin Wine’s The Humanist Haggadah (1978), which will be a featured exhibit this Passover season at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia.

A selection from the wonderful The Liberated Haggadah: A Passover Celebration for Cultural, Secular and Humanistic Jews by Rabbi Peter Schweitzer explaining the major symbols of the holiday. My family has…

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