When a Jewish holiday and Christian holiday occur at about the same time, that’s my queue to wrangle myself up a non-Jew to help me compare the holidays.
In every generation, each person must tell the Passover story as though she or he were personally liberated from Egypt. From slavery. Why are we required to retell this story, and to retell it as if we ourselves have experienced it?
As a college student (who doesn’t really know how to cook), I needed to find some recipes that are quick, easy and cheap to make.
Because you can’t get enough of Bibi v. Barack.
Oranges have been showing up on seder plates for about the past 20 years. How did it get there and what does it mean?
A look at NCJW, the longest standing Jewish women’s volunteer organization in America, in the last of three guest posts for Women’s History Month on TC Jewfolk.
Dear Shuli: My brother got drunk at the seder last year, couldn’t help with the dishes, and I got resentful. How can I get past this so I’m not still mad this Pesach? –Manischewitz Maiden
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“My mother,” she says, in a thick Russian accent, “used to bake her matzohs in secret, in the middle of the night, and stored them in a hole in our kitchen floor.”
The concept of freedom. Of choices. And of using those choices wisely really resonated with us and became the gem of a lesson embedded within the rituals of Passover.