Tag Archives: passover

Public Seders and new Haggadahs in Montreal. Don’t miss out on this year’s many roads to freedom including Rabbi Ron Aigen’s “Wellspring of Freedom: The Renew Our Days Haggadah”.

Guess what? Passover eating doesn’t have to spell out boring, bland and mediocre. It can be healthy and delicious time to forego the bread, and load up on some veggies! Join Mile-End foodie Myrite Rostein to learn some tips on cooking up a Passover storm.

Egyptian Montrealer, Ehab Lotayef speaks about the uprising in Egypt today and the paralells with the ancient Passover story. And, Avi Grenadier, host of Radio 613, talks about Jewish radio in Kingston, anarchism and the contradiction between freedom and the Passover seder.

Celebrating Passover Maroccan-style with Agneau de Pruneaux (Lamb with Prunes) and Mufleta.

Artist Melissa Shiff gives an audio tour of the Medium is the Matzo, an installation she’s putting up in Montreal made of 5000+ pieces of matzo. And, legendary Passover activist pioneer, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, talks about the Freedom Seder of 1969 on the one year anniversary of the assassination of MLK Jr.

“The Medium is the Matzo” is a one-of-a-kind mashup of art, music, technology, and matzo that brings the ancient Passover holiday to life for audiences of every persuasion and any age.

Why is this Shtetl episode different different from all other Shtetl episodes? Because on this show we hear about alternative Passover seders.