Preparing Your Heart for Passover: A Guide for Spiritual Readiness

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Jewish Publication Society, Jan 1, 2002 - Religion - 115 pages
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A guide through the preparations for Passover, defining the observance not only as a religious and social ritual but also a spiritual jorney, one that is repeated and refined through the course of our lives.
 

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This is a book that was given to me by my rabbi. I find that it's comforting reading during the crazy days of physically preparing for Passover when "winding down" a bit truly helps focus on the spirit of Passover, my favorite of all the Jewish holidays. Read full review

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Passover, a highlight of Jewish ritual observance, celebrates the release of the Jews from bondage in Egypt and their passage to freedom. The haggadah combines story, song, and commentary to retell ... Read full review

Contents

Searching for the Hametz of the Soul
1
Ridding Ourselves of Hametz
6
Setting the Table
8
Making Ourselves Holy
12
Urehatz Spiritual Cleansing
16
The Renewal of Spring
19
Finding What Is Lost Mending What Is Broken
23
Telling the Story Telling Our Stories
26
The Plagues
43
When Is It Ever Enough?
45
Making Sacrifices
48
In Every Generation
50
More Cleansing
53
Motzi Sustaining Body and Soul
57
Matzah The Bread of Our Deliverance
59
Bitter Memories
62

This Is the Bread of Memory
30
We Were Slaves Now We Are Free
33
The Four Children Within
35
Gods Promises
38
Experience Is Our Teacher
41
Welcoming the Promise of Elijah
76
Moving from Passover to Shavuot
89
Preparing the Seder
105
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