First Time Hosting a Passover Seder?

Does the idea of putting on a Seder overwhelm you? And when you think of a Seder, what comes to mind? What’s your vision of a Seder? On the Orthodox side of my family, both Seders (Sedarim) are multi-hour, joyful gatherings preceded by a month of pre-cleaning and weeks of pre-cooking.  It doesn’t start until after sunset and goes and goes and goes. All the kids chime in with the wonderful things they have learned in their Jewish day schools. That is a sharp contrast to our family. We’re an interfaith group that has about 45 minutes of Seder in them – not including dinner – before … [Read more...]