Issues: The Good, The Bad and the Unleavened

This only takes 60 seconds, but it’s not Passover for dummies! See if you can keep up.

In our lead article, “The Good, the Bad and the Unleavened,” Aaron Lewin writes, “At Passover, we cleanse all the leaven from our home as a symbol of a desire to lead a life that is sin free. And eating the matzah reminds us that God expects us to be holy as He is holy. Perhaps the million-dollar question is not, ‘Why do we only eat matzah?’ but ‘How does God expect us to be holy and how can we deal with the problem of sin in our lives?’” For the answer to the million-dollar question (and others), read on. And check out our other Passover articles and features!

The Good, the Bad and the Unleavened
Author: Aaron Lewin

“Why on this night do we only eat matzah?” It really is the million-dollar question. Why do we have to eat this dry, crumbly bread for eight nights?

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The Israelites Blew It—and So Do We
Topics: exodus, golden calf
Author: Samuel Rood

I remember watching the closing moments of The Prince of Egypt, Stephen Spielberg’s animated telling of the Exodus story. Moses descends Mount Sinai carrying the Ten Commandments on two stone tablets, and uplifting music plays as the movie ends.

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