Section 1: The Passover story we tell
1) Our obligation to tell the Passover story
1) Why does everyone need to tell the Passover story every year?
2) Why are we encouraged to take our time in telling the Passover story? What is added when we do that?
2) Who is telling our story?
1) When you think about this story, how does it feel to imagine yourself as one of the students? As one of the rabbis? As someone who wasn't part of their school? As one of their wives?
2) Who was telling stories at length in Bnei Brak? Who wasn't?
3) Today, who is encouraged to tell the Passover story at length? Who is told to speak less?
4) What questions do we miss when some Jewish people are discouraged from telling the story at length?
Section 2: The holiness of every person
3) Why was Adam created alone?
1) How is destroying a life like destroying the world?
2) How can inclusive stories save lives?
4) The holiness of diversity
1) If a person made coins with the same mold and they were all different, we might think that they were bad at using the mold. Why don't we say that about God?
2) Why is it important for people to be different from each other?
3) What are some ways that people can be different from one another?
3) What are some ways that people might have been different from one another in the generation that left Egypt?
5) Personally leaving Egypt
1) How is saying 'for my sake the world was created' like seeing yourself as having personally gone out of Egypt?
2) Think about some identities you have that not everyone shares (eg: gender, age, race, disability, sexual orientation, life experiences, etc).
3) How can you imagine people like yourself (and others you know) in the generation that left Egypt?
Section 3: We are all different — and some of us have disabilities
6) Disability at the Burning Bush
1) During their conversation at the Burning Bush, why did God emphasize that God creates people with disabilities?
2) How does Moses' disability matter in the Passover story?
3) How are Jews with disabilities part of the story we tell at the seder?
7) A commandment given on the way to the Promised Land
1) Why were we given this commandment in the desert? How is this commandment part of the process of going from slavery in Egypt to freedom in the Promised Land?