This Passover, 'You Shall Lie to Your Children'

At Passover, my friends along the Orthodox spectrum and I struggle to find a balance between the tyranny of family traditions, our love for Jewish texts and a healthy dose of cynicism. Do we have the freedom to hold a seder that truly reflects who we have chosen to be?

This week, I will be holding the Passover seder in my home for the first time. To be more precise, I’ll be holding it in our rented apartment in New York....