Tag Archives: Pesach

Quinoa for Passover “can easily be spruced up, transforming it from a ho-hum, side dish, into one that is more savory or sweet”

JEWISH VOICE AND OPINION Thinking outside the Box for Pesach with Quinoa by Chef David March 21, 2021 Too many people associate Pesach with the need for chametz substitutes, which often fall flat and just don’t taste good. For example, … Continue reading

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“A low-tech, high-energy hour managed to be both perfectly silly and profoundly moving” (and it was almost 100% non-political)

JEWISH WEEK How a Celebrity ‘Seder’ Modeled Real Jewish Pluralism by Andrew Silow-Carroll April 14, 2020 I’ll confess: I get a little giddy when Jewish celebrities acknowledge, never mind celebrate, their Jewishness. Over the years, I’ve spilled more ink over … Continue reading

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“Jews don’t need a crisis to tell them who or what they are. For Jews, the sense of who and what they are is what sustains them through such crises”

JNS The story that Jews repeat on Passover is the secret of their survival by Melanie Phillips April 8, 2020 As Jews around the world celebrate the festival of Passover this week, the ironies are painful. The festival celebrates the … Continue reading

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Zoom Seders: “In bold ruling, some Israeli religious authorities say use of technology permissible because it allows families to celebrate together during time of crisis”

TIMES OF ISRAEL 14 Sephardic Orthodox rabbis say Passover Seder can be held via videoconference by Nathan Jeffay March 25, 2020 In what may be one of the boldest rulings issued on technology in recent years, several Sephardic Orthodox rabbis … Continue reading

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“The Year Passover Saved A Family From Going On The Titanic”

THE NEW YORK JEWISH WEEK Three Passover Vignettes To Tell At Your Seder Table by Steve Lipman April 16, 2019 …Last week’s 107th anniversary of the maiden voyage and subsequent sinking of the Titanic was a reminder of the time … Continue reading

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Passover, an American holiday

ISRAEL HAYOM The Israel–Passover-USA linkage by Yoram Ettinger April 20, 2016 While Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” – partially based on the teachings of Moses, Judge Gideon and Prophet Samuel – cemented the 1776 American Revolution against the British crown, the … Continue reading

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The Seder, A Night of Defiance and Liberation

YISHAI FLEISHER BLOG April 2, 2015 ….The sacrifice of the pascal lamb was in the grand tradition of Abraham smashing of the idols. Through it is hard for us to imagine, the Egyptians actually worshiped a lamb. It is for … Continue reading

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Chag Sameach from Technion

Passover Pesach 2015 Seder Rube Goldberg Machine from Technion in Israel Technion students get ready for Passover, the festival of freedom, and let their imagination run wild. Watch closely as this Rube Goldberg Machine created by students from the Faculties … Continue reading

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