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Tzom Bechorot: Why I'm Fasting Before Passover


The Fast of the Firstborn is when first-born Jews fast before Passover. This day also coincides with Good Friday, an obligatory fast day in Catholic tradition. Because I'm a first-born Jew, I will fast for the first reason. Because I'm a rabbi and soon co-chair of ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal, I will fast for the second reason.

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