"Standing on the parted shores of history

we still believe what we were taught

before we ever stood at Sinai's foot

that wherever we go, it is eternally Egypt

that there is a better place, a promised land;

that the winding way to that promise

passes through the wilderness.

That there is no way to get from here to there

except by joining hands, marching


haggadah Section: -- Exodus Story
Source: Michael Walzer, adapted in Mishkan T'filah: A Reform Siddur, CCAR 2009