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May 30, 2013

Jews are encouraged to ask as many questions as they like during the Seder. Of course, younger children may yearn to linger at the table, but not have the patience for every discussion. You can help them out by making Pesach place mats filled with holiday games.CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

Six years ago when your first child was little, you and she sat together and had a wonderful time preparing for Pesach by making an afikoman cover. Four years ago when your first child was still little and your second child was on the way, you and your daughter sat together and had a nice CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

Almost everyone eats eggs at the Seder; the question is, how are they prepared? Most Ashkenazim handle this quite simply by boiling the eggs. But Sephardim prefer their eggs cooked overnight. The eggs are placed in water, and perhaps a few tea leaves (which gives a beautiful color), then left to simmer for at least CONTINUE »

BY Steve Pollak
May 30, 2013

Whether this is your first seder or your 100th, here are the essential elements to enjoying the holiday. For more than three millennia, the Jewish people have retold the tale of their hastened exit from Egypt. Passover is a holiday full of questions such as the famous Four Questions, the question asked by the Wicked CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

I remember my late mother standing in line at the grocery store to buy whitefish, rock and pike, which we lugged home. I turned up my nose as the fish was cleaned, cooked and then ground—all in our little kitchen, with my aunts in attendance to make sure there was enough pepper. Enough pepper to CONTINUE »