You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Lifestyle

Technology brings families together at Passover

At his family’s Passover celebration Monday, Rabbi Keith Stern of Newton’s Temple Beth Avodah will gather relatives around the table for the Seder meal commemorating the exodus of enslaved Jews from Egypt thousands of years ago.

Two of Stern’s five adult children will not be physically present — one is in East Africa, the other in Northern California — yet both will be on hand for the holiday’s tradition of prayer, eating matzo, and asking the question: “Why is this night different from all other nights?”

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week