Tag: moses

Seder-Masochism: Beyond the Orange and Miriam’s Cup

By now these items are standard fare at a feminist seder – the once transgressive orange on the Seder Plate; Miriam’s cup of clear, life-giving water next to Elijah’s cup of blood red wine. But wait! Most of us have yet to dig beneath the God and Moses Exodus story, even with Aviva Cantor’s “Jewish… Read more »

Pharaoh’s Family Separation Policy: A Midrash

I will never forget that day: not to know if he would life or die; not to know if he had be found and loved or abandoned and despised. Those were the thoughts in my mind-heart, but my breasts screamed with milk that no one would suckle.