Tzav 5781 – Shabbat HaGadol – Freedom and Letting Go of Control

Posted by Tovah Leah Nachmani on March 22, 2021
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Torah, Tzav, Vayikra (Leviticus), Pesach, Shabbat HaGadol

What does Freedom look like? When does a transforming process of freedom involve the pursuit of more control in our lives and the tightening of the reins of our grasp on our existence? And when does the pursuit of real freedom depend on seeking less control?
Seven insights from the Haggada and meaningful questions to ponder for seder night mirror the movement from slavery to freedom in our individual and international lives today.

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About Tovah Leah Nachmani

Tovah Leah Nachmani has been inspiring students for 25 years, teaching Torah with Commentaries, Hebrew, Prayer, and Relationships Intimacy. She also serves as a dedicated faculty advisor to students at Pardes. She received her Teaching Certification with excellence in Tanach and Jewish Thought from the Michlelet Herzog Seminary in Gush Etzion, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Indiana University, with a degree in Religion and Near Eastern Language and Literature. Tovah Leah has written and guided experiential learning programs for decades, for Jews of all backgrounds and affiliations. She is also a Holistic health practitioner, promoting physical and emotional health. Tovah Leah and her husband Gabi live in Gush Etzion, are the grateful parents of seven children and are the active, loving grandparents of many grandchildren.

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