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  • Chabad.org (Chabad.org, 2019)
    This Web Page discusses the meaning of the holiday of Shavuot, the commemoration of when the Jewish people received the Torah ton Mount Sinai, and how it is celebrated. It also explains why it is traditional to eat dairy ...
  • Cohen, Emily; Best Adler, Jake (2018)
    This is a haggadah created by two Reconstructionist rabbinical students.It provides instructions for the seder as well as explanations. Click on the icon to read the Hamilton Haggadah.
  • Passover 
    Society for Humanistic Judaism (Society for Humanistic Judaism, 2016)
    A discussion of the way Humanistic Jews understand Passover. Within Humanistic Judaism, Passover is "one of the most powerful myths of the Jewish people, a tale that relates the courage and determination of a people fleeing ...
  • Sassson, Rabbi Reuven (Orthodix Union, 2019-04-11)
    A discussion of how the fundamental meaning and message of the seder is freedom, the "journey from slavery to freedom." It is not simply freedom in the sense of not being in servitude, but a freedom that permeates throughput ...
  • Rabbinical Assembly; Committee on Jewish Law & Standards, Kashrut Subcommittee (Rabbinical Assembly, 2019)
    This is a guide to the practice of Passover from the perspective of Conservative Judaism. It is intended to "help families maintain a kosher for Pesah home in accordance with the principles of Conservative Judaism and its ...
  • ReformJudaism.org (Union of Reform Judaism, 2019)
    A description of the history, customs, and traditions of Passover told from the perspective of Reform Judaism. This discussion emphasizes Passover as a celebration of freedom, commemorating the Exodus from Egypt, and as a ...
  • My Jewish Learning (My Jewish Learning, 2019)
    A brief article describing the origins, meaning, and traditions of Passover, which it describes as "one of the most beloved of all Jewish holidays." The article notes that Passover is one of the three ancient Israelite ...
  • Carmy, Shalom, editor; Brody, Shlomo, online editor (Rabbinical Council of America, 2019)
    Published by the Rabbinical Council of America, Tradition is a journal containing articles on a variety of topics from the perspective of Orthodox Judaism. Although the most recent issues can only be read by subscribers, ...
  • Purim 
    ReformJudiaism.org (2019)
    This web page discusses the history, customs and rituals of Purim from the perspective of Reform Judaism. It also suggests ways of using messages from Purim to practice social justice.Click on the link to see the web page.
  • Lucas, Alan (Rabbinical Assembly, 2013-02-12)
    An explanation of Purim, its traditions and observances, from the perspective of Conservative Judaism. Lucas notes that, although Purim is a minor holiday, it is "nevertheless one of the high points of the festival cycle ...
  • Gaster, Theodor Hertzl (Henry Schuman, 1950)
    In this book (downloaded from the Internet Archive), Gaster argues that the two Jewish holidays of lights--the Spring holiday of Purim and the Fall holiday of Hanukkah--are linked together by the celebration of liberation.This ...
  • Chabad.org (2019-01)
    This Web Page discusses the history and significance of the holiday of Purim. how Purim is observed among Orthodox Jews, Purim customs, etc. Click on the link to see the Web Page.
  • Society for Humanistic Judaism (2016)
    A discussion of Tu BiShvat from the perspective of Humanistic Judaism. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Women’s League for Conservative Judaism (Women’s League for Conservative Judaism, 2019)
    An article on Tu BiShvat, the New Year for Trees, from the perspective of Conservative Judaism, Click on the link above to access.
  • Plaskow, Judith (Beacon Press, 1972)
    An excerpt from Judith Plaskow's earliest and seminal work, in which she rewrites an ancient midrash regarding the two wives of Adam, Lilith and Eve. Click on the above link to read the excerpt.
  • Adler, Rachel (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    This article in the Jewish Women's Archive describes Judith Plaskow as the "first Jewish feminist to identify herself as a theologian." The article discusses Plaskow's view of traditional Jewish theology as patriarchal and ...
  • Recontructing Judaism; Reconstructing Juadaism (Recontructing Judaism, 2019)
    An article on Tu BiShvat, the New Year for Trees, from the perspective of Reconstructionist Judaism. The article is adapted from "A Guide to Jewish Practice, Volume 2—Shabbat and Holidays" edited by by David A. Teutsch ...
  • Syme, Daniel B. (reformjudaism.org, 2019)
    Excerpts from a book Daniel Syme which discuss Tu BiShvat, the New Year for Trees, from the perspective of Reform Judaism. Click on the link above to access.
  • Silberberg, Naftali (chabad.org, 2008)
    An article on Tu BiShvat, the New Year for Trees, from the perspective of Chabad. Click on the link above to access.
  • Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, 2019)
    "The Website provides information about the Institute, as well as an online store where you may order books of interest. The section Min haMuvhar includes selections from the writings of Rabbi Marc D. Angel, Founder and ...

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