Leading the Passover Journey: The Seder's Meaning Revealed, the Haggadah's Story Retold by Nathan Laufer, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Leading the Passover Journey: The Seder's Meaning Revealed, the Haggadah's Story Retold

Leading the Passover Journey: The Seder's Meaning Revealed, the Haggadah's Story Retold

by Nathan Laufer
     
 

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Enrich Your Passover Seder with Renewed Meaning and Significance

Whether you are planning to participate in, contribute to, or lead a Passover Seder, Leading the Passover Journey will help you relive the Jewish People's legacy of survival, hope and redemption, and reconnect with the rich heritage celebrated in this special event.

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Enrich Your Passover Seder with Renewed Meaning and Significance

Whether you are planning to participate in, contribute to, or lead a Passover Seder, Leading the Passover Journey will help you relive the Jewish People's legacy of survival, hope and redemption, and reconnect with the rich heritage celebrated in this special event.

Reclaim the hidden meaning of the Passover Seder. Connect the pieces of the Haggadah narrative into one meaningful, cohesive story. From preparing for Passover to understanding the order of the Seder, from eating the meal of freedom in the house of slavery to reenacting the saga at the sea, this fascinating exploration of the texts and traditions surrounding the most celebrated event in the Jewish calendar will awaken latent knowledge and provide new understanding. It will empower you to fully understand and identify with the complete story of the Jewish People’s journey of liberation.

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"A superb guide to the journey of the Passover Seder. Taking the reader step-by-step through the experience, Rabbi Laufer offers both novice and experienced Seder participants a road map filled with delicious details, exemplary explanations and intellectual insights to enhance their Seder celebration. A highly recommended, terrific resource!"
Dr. Ron Wolfson, author, Passover: The Family Guide to Spiritual Celebration; vice president, University of Judaism, Los Angeles

"A profoundly insightful, lovingly crafted and eminently useful guide to the Passover Seder that unlocks the Haggadah's deepest layers of meaning. Indispensable for all Seder leaders. Guaranteed to enrich any Passover Seder."
David Arnow, PhD, author, Creating Lively Passover Seders: A Sourcebook of Engaging Tales, Texts & Activities

“More than an invaluable resource for everyone who leads a Seder, this book uses the Passover Haggadah as a prism through which to examine the story of the Jewish People. It makes us think about the past even as it challenges us to reflect upon our own Jewish lives today.”
Deborah E. Lipstadt, PhD, director, Rabbi Donald Tam Institute for Jewish Studies, Emory University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580233996
Publisher:
Jewish Lights Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
834,842
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Rabbi Nathan Laufer teaches and lectures across North America on issues of leadership. He is founding director of PELIE: Partnership for Effective Learning and Innovative Education, a new national initiative to improve Jewish supplemental education throughout the United States. He received his leadership educator certification from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and his Juris Doctor from the Fordham University School of Law. He is also an ordained rabbi.

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