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A fresh look at Passover

RabbiAigen-176x265.jpgRabbi Ronald Aigen, has a new outlook on a this very ancient Jewish celebration. He's the author of "Wellsprings of Freedom". It's a reinterpretation of the Haggadah - the Jewish text that tells the story of the Exodus from Egypt and the ritual of the Passover Seder.

All of the traditional elements are there, but they have a contemporary explanation. Even the coming of the Messiah has a different meaning in this Haggadah. Rabbi Ronald Aigen is the spiritual leader of the Reconstructionist Congregation Dorshei Emet in Montreal. He spoke with Sonali Karnick.

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