Over the course of the seven weeks between the Passover and Shavuot, we are invited to retrace the steps of our ancestors. Beginning with the second night of Passover (this Saturday night), we begin literally counting each day of our journey from the shores of the Sea of Reeds, newly freed from the constraints of enslavement under Pharaoh’s reign, to the revelatory peaks of Mount Sinai. We number the days and weeks in order to remember a path that took us from a narrow and
Eve of eve of Passover purging pantry of loaves, pastas, and cookies, cleansing couch cushions of fallen crusts and crumbs. Picture packing for exodus choosing carefully what to bring of worries, work, and words. I choose you.