Creating lively Passover seders : a sourcebook of engaging tales, texts & activities

by Arnow, David.

Format: Print Book 2004
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction BM695.P35 A76 2004
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
Call Number  BM695.P35 A76 2004

No more boring Seders! One chapter a year is all you need.
A guide to help you invigorate your Seder, create lively discussions, and
make personal connections with the Exodus story today.

For many people, the act of simply reading the Haggadah no longer fulfills the Passover Seder's purpose: to help you feel as if you personally had gone out of Egypt. Too often, the ritual meal has become predictable, boring, and uninspiring.

Creating Lively Passover Seders is an innovative, interactive guide to help encourage fresh perspectives and lively dialogue. This intriguing Haggadah companion offers thematic discussion topics, text study ideas, activities, and readings that come alive in the traditional group setting of the Passover Seder. Each activity and discussion idea aims to:

Deepen your understanding of the Haggadah Provide new opportunities for engaging the themes of the Passover festival, including interactive readings and bibliodrama Develop familiarity with the Exodus story, as well as the life and times of the people who shaped the development of the Haggadah

Reliving the Exodus is not about remembering an event long ago, but about participating in a conversation that provides hope and strength for the struggle to make tomorrow a brighter day. With this complete resource, you can create more meaningful encounters with Jewish values, traditions, and texts that lead well beyond the Seder itself.

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: ""The Mishnah implies that no two Seders should be the same," claims Arnow, who has created a new Haggadah pamphlet each year to distribute among friends and family. In this innovative book, he urges readers to make the ritual their own, using Passover as an opportunity to better understand and internalize Judaism, freedom and faith. Each chapter begins with a short selection from the Haggadah, followed by Arnow's interpretations, ideas for discussion of relevant topics (e.g. miracles, slavery, exile) and suggestions for hands-on activities. Some adults may find these activities cheesy, but Passover has always been a holiday in which children are actively involved, and they will love "marching" from Egypt to the Red Sea, or stepping outdoors mid-meal to gaze at the full moon. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Haggadah.
Passover -- Customs and practices.
Publisher Woodstock, Vt. :Jewish Lights Pub.,2004
Language English
Description xxv, 372 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-363) and index.
ISBN 1580231845 (pbk.)
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