Recently in Israel, the president told his audience of young Israelis that the Passover story has a special resonance to him, as an African-American whose early years were not rooted in any one place. He said
So, yes, on Passover we sit around and talk about freedom and other topics inspired by the Haggadah. Tonight I'll host a 17-person Passover seder which will include people from various genders (including transitioning), gender preferences, religions, and ages. Onward.