It’s that time of year again – Passover time!
or: yes, Mum, I do a Seder every year
My mum rang me a couple of days before Passover. Apparently she had planned on phoning me the day of the Passover Seder, but my niece explained to her that it wouldn’t be a good time because I’d be busy with Seder preparations. My mum seemed surprised to hear that. One the phone she said, “I hear you’re making a Seder this year” and I said, kind of flustered, “but of course, I do this every year”… but then the conversation moved on to other things, and we didn’t really talk about why she was surprised, or about why I do host a Seder every year.
It was almost a week later, and I woke up with thoughts about writing a blog post titled something like “yes, mum, I do a Seder every year”, but then I came downstairs and my…
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