The Seder: A Response to Crisis


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Limmud Conference 2009


Joshua Kulp


In 70 C.E. the Romans destroyed the Temple in Jerusalem, and Jews faced the crisis of how to continue their celebration of Pesach without its central symbol. The Passover Seder was history's most successful response to this crisis. In this session we will explore the Seder's earliest texts and customs and their original meaning.


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