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Cleo fulfilled his dream: to leave the big city with his wife and fifteen children and to establish a family commune on a farm in Brazil. Exploring their family-roots leads the children to discover their surprising heritage, which undermines the existence of the communal paradise.

Passover Context: The story of the exodus from Egypt is a story of redemption. Leaving your land to be redeemed in another. One might not need to be in slavery to be redeemed. But on Passover we must all feel like we came out of Egypt. We conclude the seder by proclaiming "Next Year in Jerusalem." The family in Leaving Paradise join together on their journey for redemption. What if a journey tears a family apart?

Take a deeper look with My Jewish Learning: What Next Year in Jerusalem Really Means

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    Ofer Freiman