Sixty-Minute Seder : Preserving the Essence of the Passover Haggadah is notabout taking the traditional Seder and turning it into something so modern that the reader loses all sense of tradition. This conservative Jewish couple has condensed the Seder - which normally runs anywhere from two to five hours - to one which isunder an hour. Although it is condensed, everyone can honor and celebrate the annual Passover Seder as intended. Readers will welcome the instructions on how to keep Chametz (unleavened products forbidden during Pesach) for use following the eight days of Passover, and Nellie's delicious Seder meal recipes. Most booksprovideinstructions for only the service of the Seder. Cass and Nellie Foster have created an easy-to-follow guide that explains how to prepare for Passover, how to prepare for the Seder, and how to execute the service. Also included are instructions for proper kitchenware, how to set the Seder table and create the Seder plate, candle-lighting, a wide variety of children's activities, how to manage the Fast of the First Born without having to fast, how to keep chametz (unleavened products forbidden during Pesach) for use following the eight days of Passover and recipes for the ideal Seder meal. Part of the Sixty-Minute Collection. Foreword by Rabbi Judith HaLevy, Preface by Rabbi Jack Moline, and Epilogue by Rev. Jerry Clark M.Div.
|Publisher:||Five Star Publications, Incorporated|
|Series:||Sixty-Minute Collection Series , #8|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Educator, director, playwright, and nationally known stage fight choreographer, Cass Foster is a lifelong master of Shakespearean theater. He devotes himself to making Shakespeare more approachable to students and theater companies alike through his highly lauded Sixty-Minute Shakespeare series. The series includes A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, Romeo and Juliet, Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night and Foster’s eighth book, The Tempest. His experience as a professor emeritus of theatre has enabled him to condense the plays to be staged in 60 minutes rather than three hours, while maintaining the Bard’s enduring prose. Foster's diverse theatrical background includes producing, directing, and choreographing stage fights for over 200 productions for various types of theater. He is now based in Kauai, Hawaii.
Judith HaLevy has served as Rabbi of the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue since 1996. She holds advanced degrees in International Relations from both Rutgers University and Columbia University and was ordained in 1992. She has been a member of the executive committee of the Los Angeles Board of Rabbis since 2002 and was installed as president of the Board of Rabbis of Los Angeles in May 2011. She is known throughout the Los Angeles area as a gifted teacher and speaker.