For Holy Days on Which We Recall the Old Stories

For holy days on which we recall the old stories, we light the flame.

For Passover which reminds us of the courage and strength of those seeking freedom in the past, we light the flame.

For Easter which reminds us that love is our greatest challenge, we light the flame.

For gathering today in this sacred space, we light the flame.

For the opportunity to be together as a community, to remember the past, to plan for our future, to be alive in our present.

A prepared seder plate with orange slices in the center.


By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

From WorshipWeb

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