More Jewish Americans observe Passover than any other Jewish Holiday. In fact, if the findings of the 2013 Pew Research survey of Jewish Americans are still accurate, 70 percent of U.S. Jews will participate in a Seder this year.
Here’s a short list of resources you may find helpful in bringing new meaning and clarity to the holiday and its ritual practices.
- A Guide to Passover for Interfaith Families. A wonderful overview of the holiday in all of its various aspects.
- Haggadot.com. If you’re looking for a non-traditional Haggadah, you can access this site and pull together classical texts and contemporary interpretations to create a more personalized Passover experience.
- Pardes Companion to the Haggadah. A 20-page companion to the Haggadah with essays written by faculty from the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies on each of the sections of the Seder.
- A Guide for the Perplexed by Rabbi Joshua Hammerman. A review of preparing the home and dietary requirements for Passover.
- Sale of Hametz Form for Temple Beth El congregants.
- The Rabbinical Assembly’s Pesah Guide 5777, intended to help families maintain a kosher for Pesah home in accordance with the principles of Conservative Judaism and its understanding of Jewish Law.