E.M. Broner broke new ground, writing about women and Judaism. (Her “Women’s Hagaddah” was a radical act, back in the day.) She was a scholar, activist, spiritual seeker, and by all accounts, she threw a really mean Seder in her apartment every year.
This piece in The New Yorker is titled The Aquarium, and was written by the gifted Aleksandar Hemon. It is a beautiful piece of writing about a heartbreaking loss.