• Wild Geese

    You do not have to be good.You do not have to walk on your kneesFor a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.You only have to let the soft animal of your bodylove what it loves.Tell me about your despair, yours, and I will te ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Eileen Levinson
  • God agrees to free the childre

    When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are, Because anything your heart desires, I'll bring to you.if Your heart is in your dreams, no request is too extreme,W ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Marcia Plumb
  • Story

    It's a small world after all, it's a small world after all, its a small world after all, its a small small worldIf you come to Egypt you'll become a slave, just like all the Jews who passed this way;You might think you'll escape b ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Marcia Plumb
  • Maaseh b'Rabbi Eliezer...

    In the section of מַעֲשֶׂה בְּרַבִּי אֱלִיעֶזֶר, we see five great sages ardently discussing the Exodus from Egypt all through the night. Their students ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Elie Ganz
  • Arami Oved Avi- Alan Landau

    Arami Oved Avi is one of the 2 sets of biblical verses that are the core of the Hagada. Both sets of verses are found in Dvarim (Deuteronomy) instead of Shemot (Exodus). Why not reference Shemot (Exodus) when we are talking about ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Elie Ganz
  • In Every Generation- Isabella

    בכל דור ודור - "In every generation..." At the seder we acknowledge our connection to those who came before us, and we are commanded to reenact the story of the exodus. O ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Elie Ganz
  • DAYENU: An Exercise in Gratitu

    Dayenu means "it would have been enough."  And not in a kvetchy/sarcastic way!  Dayenu is a sincere expression of gratitude, of the Jewish people's cup overfloweth.  ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Tamar Fox
  • Telling the story

    Instead of reading the exodus story, this is a chance to share our own stories or thoughts of oppression and liberation, for ourselves or others. 
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Maia Zway
  • Enslavement

    My teacher, Rabbi David Hartman z"l, taught that at the Seder we should read and talk about how it is that the Israelites became slaves in Egypt.  Here is Exodus chapter 1 to help us reclaim this part of our story:1These are ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Eric Gurvis
  • Enslavement

    1These are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob, each coming with his household: 2Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah; 3Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin; 4Dan and Naphtali, Gad and Asher. 5The total number of pe ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Eric Gurvis
  • Exodus Story - Abridged versio

    Famine in Canaan.  Relocation to Egypt.  Joseph rules - things are good.  Time passes and memory fades.  Descendants of Jacob (Hebrews?) are enslaved.  Eve ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Jeremy Kenner
  • Bye Bye Egypt part 2

     B-Y-E-B-Y-E Say goodbye! Say goodbye! Forever let us hold our banner High! Chai! Chai! Chai! Come along and sing a song To show that we are free! B-Y-E (Eat your matzah!) B-Y-E (Elijah’s coming!) E-G-Y-P-T  B-Y-E E-G- ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Marcia Plumb
  • bye bye egypt part 1

     Bye Bye Egypt to the tune of “Mickey Mouse Club” Now it’s time to celebrate The end of slavery. B-Y-E-B-Y-E E-G-Y-P-T Hey! there, Hi! there, Ho! there We’re as happy as can be.  ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Marcia Plumb
  • The Four Answers

    Where do we find the answers? The answers are in the story itself.Avadim Hayinu. We were slaves in Mitzrayim. Our ancestors in their flight from bondage in Mitzrayim did not have time to let their dough rise. With not a momen ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Rachel Cherrick
  • rabbi gamliel

    Rabban Gamliel would say: Whoever does not discuss the following three things on Passover, has not fulfilled his obligation: the passover offering, matzah andmaror.The passover offering, which our ancestor ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by TANYA JOSELOWSKY
  • Gabriel Garc

    “What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.”  ...
    -- Exodus Story
    contributed by Andrea Steinberger

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