September 23, 2020

Passover on Zoom: Jewish leaders split on digital Seders

Passover on Zoom: Jewish leaders split on digital Seders

The Jewish holiday of Passover has long inspired intense debate, with favourite topics including whether Moses actually parted the Red Sea or if the Ten Plagues were an ethical response to enslavement. The videoconferencing application has emerged as an essential tool during a crisis that has confined people across the globe in their homes. Passover, an eight-day holiday that marks the Jewish people’s biblical exodus from Egypt, begins Wednesday evening with a Seder, one of the most important events of the year for Jews.

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