"'Mr. Brando, would you please do us the honor of reading the next passage from the Haggada?' he asked. Marlon replied, 'It would be my pleasure.'"
Brando rose and delivered the passage "as if he were reading Shakespeare on Broadway. Mouths fell open and eyes focused on the speaker with an intensity any rabbi would covet. When he was done, I think people actually paused, wondering if they should applaud."
Next... the rabbi approached another member of our table: "Mr. Dylan, would you do us the honor of singing us a song?"
April 7, 2009
"I will never forget the sight of our table... with Brando on his left and that childhood friend, who just happened to be Dylan, on his right."
"At first... the Seder progressed normally without anyone noticing anything out of the ordinary. But after about 45 minutes, 'the rabbi figured out that ours was not your average Seder table.'"