March 21, 2013

Jews trek to the Mojave Desert for a visceral Passover

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Tribe Time at Passover in the Desert 2012 (Lead by Rabbi Mike Comins) Photo by Eli Zaturanski

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(RNS) More than 100 Jews will spend four nights and five days in the California desert this year to celebrate Passover, an experience, they hope, that will allow them to more viscerally understand the liberation of the Israelites who left bondage in Egypt and wandered in the desert 3,500 years ago.