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Pesach – "Let My People Stay" et al.

(parts I, II, III) I just want to sum up some final thoughts on the whole Pesach experience. First I’ll post a survey Hillel put out to ~120 students who came to Hillel for Seders. Most of those polled do not regularly eat at Hillel, and over 80% did not go to other activities (services, […]

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Pesach, take 2 – "L’harot Et Atzmo Ke’ili Hu Yatza Mimitzrayim"

After the overwhelming success of the first Seder, how could things get any better? Wait ’til you hear this story… So the second Seder – we planned it a little different based on the number of people expected to attend, which was much smaller than the previous night’s hundreds. Furthermore, for the 14 of us, […]

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Pesach – "B’etzem Hayom Hazeh"

Last we saw our team of heroes they were hard at work preparing sessions, delving into the depths of the haggadah, and working on their discussion-leading skills. And then the day was here – the 14th of Nisan. So while the rest of the Jewish community piled out, we dug in and prepared ourselves. We […]

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