Women's Seder: New York, 1976: West End Avenue
Among the participants in this first seder in New York were: Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Gloria Steinem, Phyllis Chesler and E.M Broner.
"I discovered," says Gloria Steinem, "for the first time the purpose of ritual, to make an open space, or a path, for emotions to happen."
"As far as the community of the seder was concerned," says Letty, "I was happy that smart Jewish feminists were willing to be publicly smart Jewish feminists. There was an organic Judaism increased by a feminist incarnation."
-- Taken from The Women's Haggadah by E.M. Broner with Naomi Nimrod. 1993, 1994 by E.M. Broner
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