Yes, Seders are for Christians. The asterisk in the title above
Last week’s guest opinion piece written by Rabbi Yehiel Poupko and Rabbi David Sandmel entitled “Jesus Didn’t Eat A Seder Meal” was published on the Christianity Today website as a pushback against the appropriation of Passover Seders by a growing number in the Christian community. The two rabbis pointed out that Passover was given to the Jews, and all others should cease and desist.
A year ago, I interviewed Reform rabbi Evan Moffic about this very topic for Christianity Today. Moffic has a different point of view on the subject, to say the least. His words belong in this conversation about Christians and the Seder. The fact is, this is a conversation – an important one. Poupko and Sandmel don’t speak for all Jews. The Jewish community has a saying: “Two Jews, three opinions.” In other words, our history of learning by questioning cultivates an environment where loving, spirited debate is hard-wired into our very souls.
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