In The Telling, Mark Gerson, host of The Rabbi's Husband podcast and renowned Jewish philanthropist, shows us how to make the Seder the most engaging, inspiring, and important night of the Jewish year.
God didn't design the Seder to put your kids to sleep.
Instead, the Seder is an experience your family should love, treasure and remember.
Have you ever wondered that there might be something more to Passover, the Seder and in the Haggadah--something that just might hold the secrets to living the life of joy and meaning that you were intended to?
By using this book, you'll be able to:
- Lead the Seder with wisdom, confidence and fun that guests will remember
- Make the Haggadah burst alive with insight for our opportunities, questions and challenges
- Show Gentile friends the richness of the Jewish tradition
- Instill a lasting love of Judaism within your children
- Bring your family closer together and closer to God
The Telling will enable you to see what the Haggadah really is: The Greatest Hits of Jewish Thought. This understanding will enable you to provide your guests with the most interesting, insightful and practically helpful night of the year--with teachings and lessons that will continue to brighten in the year to come.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
MARK GERSON, an entrepreneur and philanthropist, is the co-founder of Gerson Lehrman Group, African Mission Healthcare, and United Hatzalah of Israel. A graduate of Williams College and Yale Law School, Mark is the author of books on intellectual history and education. His articles and essays on subjects ranging from Frank Sinatra to the biblical Jonah have been published in The New Republic, Commentary, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. He hosts the popular podcast The Rabbi's Husband and writes a weekly Torah column for the Christian Broadcasting Network. Mark is married to Rabbi Erica Gerson. They and their four children live in New York City.