A Passover Celebration of Women's Freedom
Monday, April 12, 2004
New York, NY –
This is the week when Jews celebrate their ancestors' journey out of Egypt and out of slavery. For more than ten years, women have been celebrating the Mayan Seder, a special Passover ritual that emphasizes the journey of women into freedom. It began because while women are present in the stories of the Exodus, they go mostly unmentioned in traditional Seders. NPR's Margot Adler went to one in New York City.