Making Your Seder More Inclusive
Pesah is a time when many different people are invited to sit at our seder table (even a virtual table), and we want to make sure all of our guests enjoy themselves. Here are thirteen tips from BJ on how to make your seder accessible for all.
Ruth’s Cup: A New Passover Ritual Honoring Jewish Diversity
Ruth, the first convert to Judaism, is invoked in this ritual that not only honors converts but the diversity of the Jewish people as a whole.
Ur'khatz: Healing Waters at the time of COVID-19
Handwashing has taken on a new significance in the past year. This ritual invokes water as a source of healing and strength.
Avivah Zornberg: The Transformation of Pharaoh, Moses and God
Krista Tippett walks through the Exodus story at the heart of Pesah with Avivah Zornberg. Together, they discover that Exodus is a cargo of hidden stories — telling the messy, strange, redemptive truth of us as we are, and life as it is.
Passover Seder with the Four Sons
Enjoy this retelling of these four famous characters - wise, wicked, simple and the one who doesn't know how to ask questions - set in Moscow.
Racial Justice and Inclusivity Haggadah
This haggadah from Bechol Lashon reminds us that the things that too often divide us also have the power to unite us, exploring each aspect of the seder with empathy.
Ma Nishtana: A Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Ally Haggadah
A Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Ally Haggadah which follows the traditional structure of the Passover seder but contains readings and discussion questions pertaining to GLBT identity and life.
The Four Children: Teaching the Next Generation
This reframing of the Four Children focuses on justice and activism, taking the seder's pursuit from oppression to justice out of history and into the present.
The Stories We Tell Again and Again
Every year at Pesah, each day in our prayers, we keep telling the story of our exodus from Egypt. We tell it over and over and over again. And guess what? We don’t just tell it once, and then we’re done. We are supposed to tell it and tell it again; to expand on it, and linger in it. What do you have to add to the story?
Afikomen Hunt: Now and Later - An AJWS Passover Reading for Children Ages 7-11
Lifting up the themes of Pesah, this resource encourages children to consider the ways that they can help in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, as well as explore how we can address long-term needs of these communities.
Mental Health Seder Plate
Self-care refers to ways we attend to our mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. Here the symbols of the seder plate are reimagined as tools that can be used to protect our mental health.
Camp Passover Activity Book
Bring a little bit of summer camp to your seder. This activity book features creative games and fun!
Share Your Story, Inspire Resilience
Taking inspiration from the Israelites' resilience, Moving Traditions offers this inteactive ritual for telling family stories of adversity after the hunt for the Afikomen.
Seder Discussion Questions for Teens
Dive into these seder discussion questions - geared just for teens!