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Independence Day is a profoundly significant American holiday. It is the celebration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, and of the radical ideas it embraces.  The Declaration declared that the starting point of thinking and planning everything about this new nation, is that  we acknowledge and honor, and will build our entire...

Many years ago some Jewish friends introduced us to the idea of a "July 4th seder" patterned after the Passover seder.  Where the passover is celebrated with readings from the Torah and other parts of the Old Testament, the July 4th seder was celebrated by readings from American history.   ...