Over the course of years, I have been lucky to celebrate Passover Seder in various parts of the world.. including La Habana, Cuba; Rhodos, Greece; Cochin, India; Malmo, Sweden; Kingston, Jamaica among other places.. and of course, Australia and USA
It is a duty for us to remember the days of our slavery 3300 years ago and now that we are free, that we should struggle for the freedom of all who are under various forms of bondage including ignorance, intolerance and inconsideration. Only by taking care of others, we can take of ourselves.
Tonight as we get together to remember the travesties of our harsh times under the Pharaohs in Egypt 3300 years ago, let us be aware that we also have to sound alarm whenever and wherever injustices are being committed and even when the injustice is committed against us! Let us not be silent no more!
I will drink the required four glasses of wine tonight to that !
Jews of Middle Eastern and Asian Origin are allowed to eat Ketniot, such as Rice, Corn during the coming week whereas Jews of European origin were prohibited to eat rice and corn and other that resemble wheat and barley in character.