Many will emphasize helping victims of recent quake; apps available to tell religious story
By RELIGION NEWS SERVICES
In a bid to encourage Jews to weave the tragedy in Haiti into their recollections of the exodus from slavery in ancient Egypt, a nonprofit organization motivated by Judaism's imperative to pursue justice has created a new reading for Passover, which begins with the Seder on Monday night.
At the festive meal when families read the Haggadah that tells the Passover story, the American Jewish World Service wants them to consider the need for food, shelter and medical care in the Caribbean nation leveled by the Jan. 12 earthquake.
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