9781580232326

The Women's Seder Sourcebook: Rituals & Readings for Use at the Passover Seder

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    9781580232326

  • ISBN10:

    1580232329

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-01
  • Publisher: Jewish Lights Pub
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Summary

Arranged according to the order of the seder, this practical guide gathers the voices of more than one hundred women in the form of: ? Accessible and inspiring introductions to each part of the seder ? Overviews of how different aspects of the Passover ritual have been reinterpreted in a feminist context ? Readings, commentaries, blessings and rituals from more than one hundred women, to serve as supplements to or substitutes for traditional passages of the haggadah ? Women's writings that can be incorporated into the family seder to bring new, thought-provoking voices to the table. Also included is a detailed and practical guide to planning a women's seder, based on information from successful seder organizers around the world.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction xvii
How to Use This Book xxi
Opening the Seder 1(15)
Candlelighting 16(11)
Kadesh 27(8)
The Four Cups 35(8)
Ur'chatz 43(5)
Karpas 48(7)
rachatz 55(5)
Miriam's Cup 60(11)
Maggid 71(114)
Ha Lachma Anya
81(11)
The Four Questions
92(7)
Avadim Hayinu
99(12)
The Four Children
111(11)
Go Forth and Learn
122(19)
The Ten Plagues
141(9)
Dayeinu
150(9)
The Three Symbols
159(8)
B'chol Dor Vador
167(18)
Rochtzah 185(3)
Motzi Matzah 188(8)
Maror 196(7)
Korech 203(5)
The Orange on the Seder Plate 208(5)
Shulhan Orekh 213(5)
Tzafun 218(5)
Barekh 223(7)
Elijah's Cup 230(16)
Hallel 246(5)
Nirtzah 251(12)
Afterword: A Guide to Planning a Women's Seder 263(24)
Notes 287(4)
Glossary 291(10)
Bibliography and Resources 301(6)
About the Contributors 307(22)
Author Index 329(2)
Index 331(12)
About Jewish Lights 343

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