By Ruth R. Wisse, The Wall Street Journal
I associate conservatism with optimism and its synonyms—hopefulness, sanguinity, positivity, and confidence. American Jews are often associated with a gutted liberalism, but that is a caricature. A more intimate understanding of the Jewish experience connects it to an optimistic conservatism that could help secure America’s future.
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For those of you who have heard about Passover and wonder what a Passover Seder is, here is a crash course for you. Thanks to UnitedWithIsrael.org and Rabbi Ari Enkin.
In this piece, Rabbi Ari Enkin gives a crash course on the Seder rituals and the basic meaning behind each of them. Of course, he encourages further discussion at the table in order to delve more deeply into the significance of the evening.
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