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So, Sadie's post got me thinking about Passover...and the Seder itself. What a wonderful idea to volunteer to celebrate the blessings of our freedom. But, if you're hosting or attending a Seder, the question is how to make it the best experience for guests and hosts alike.
Here are some tips I've learned:
1. Buy time. Everyone arrives famished...and the first steps of the Haggadah seem to lead us to a meal (we say Kiddush, wash hands, even eat an appetizer), but…Continue
Posted on March 22, 2010 at 5:39pm
I am continually amazed at how challenging it seems to be for "mainstream" spiritual communities to practice the art of "welcoming." Most congregations think of themselves as "warm and welcoming"...and they are...for the "regulars." But, if you're a newcomer to town, or a guest, or a spiritual seeker, you're more likely to be thrown out of a seat than to be offered an invitation to Shabbat lunch.
On the other hand, I recently heard a fantastic presentation by Josh Miller,…Continue
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