Passover

Kosher Crops (Sans Bugs) Aims to Create the ‘Cleanest, Freshest’ Salad Greens Yet

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While leafy greens contain essential vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber, they are particularly susceptible to infestation. Unwashed greens commonly house tiny insects such as...

On This Night We Eat Vegetables

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For some people, nothing says Passover quite like fork-tender brisket or a savory matzah ball soup. Jeffrey Spitz Cohan, executive director of Jewish Veg,...

A Passover Delicacy for the Modern Eater

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When I was growing up, chopped liver was a rare treat reserved for my parents’ black and white cocktail parties, funeral shivas and Passover....

The Promise That Sustains Us

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Near the beginning of the maggid (storytelling) section of the Haggadah, we traditionally cover the matzah, lift our wine cups and recite, "v’hi sh’amdah...

It’s Passover, and We Have Questions

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Passover is about questions. Yes, the children are supposed to ask them. (Why is that? See below.) But even adults who think they know...

Haggadahs Blend Traditional, Modern Topics

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Haggadah means telling, and different versions of the Passover book, translated and retold in countless languages countless times, can certainly be telling about the...

Minouma Punctuates Passover with Sweets and Hopeful Blessings

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There’s joy at the end of Passover when Jews are finally able to eat chametz again. But to celebrate, Moroccan Jews do more than...

Matzah-Molded Moses Highlights Holiday at Pittsburgh Supermarket

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Nancy Baker demurred when asked how she managed to sculpt matzah into an intricate scene depicting Moses and the parting of the Red Sea...

How the Passover Story Resonates in 2018

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Not a 24-hour news cycle passes these days without a story on immigration, whether it be the tussle over sanctuary cities, dismantling the DACA...

Where Is That Afikoman?

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Where is that afikoman hidden? Or, perhaps a better question is, why do we hide it? The ritual of breaking a piece of the middle...