Pesach Lecture 2019
Pesach Lecture 2019

Open House or Members Night?  Whom Should I Invite To My Seder? Annual Jerome L. Stern Pre-Pesach Lecture with Rabbi Ethan Tucker Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Description

There is no moment that is more intensely about the "we" of being Jewish than the Seder. Jews all over the world narrate our story in the first person on Passover, literally reconstructing our identity and purpose each and every year.  And precisely for that reason, the Seder is an evening where so many Jews have the instinct to share this story with others and to bring that first person narrative to a larger community of enthusiasm and support.  Which is it?  Can it be both?  We will explore this question by examining sources about non-Jewish attendance at a Seder and how to think about the competing values behind the details.  Come join us as you prepare your own Seder table and the guests who will sit around it.
 

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