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Purim: The Masks Jews Wear

Note: This article is also attached in a pdf file in Hebrew, as it appeared in Israel.

Purim prepares every child for quick turns in reality, teaching very early that you cannot rely on government to be concerned for your welfare. Better to realize that cruel qualities are present in every human and too easily unleashed into society. The price of true freedom is indeed eternal vigilance, and Purim is a reminder that you, the individual, are always on guard duty.

Passover Pesach Reclaiming Meaningful Depth for Seder Songs

The Sounds of Seder

New SOUNDS OF SEDER (to the tune of Sounds of Silence) to sing during Maror, addressing some of our current social/political concerns with heart, strength, and a shtikele humor. 


 

The Sounds of Seder
by Rabbi Goldie Milgram, ReclaimingJudaism.org
 

Melody: Sounds of Silence