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Matzah Balls, Four Questions and a Postwar Celebration: Seniors Recall the Passover Seders of...

The matzah ball debate was alive and well at Bill Fox’s childhood seders. The matzah balls were either called feathers — the light, fluffy kind...

Yom HaShoah Marks 80th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

This year during Yom HaShoah, Jewish people around the world will be remembering the atrocities of the Holocaust. But 2023 also marks the 80th...

This Passover Season, Stress the Seasonings

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Passover starts the evening of April 5; there are signs of it everywhere. Kosher-for-Passover products are prominently displayed in major supermarkets. This year, traditional dishes...

Jewish Shoppers Struggle With Highest Prices in Recent Memory for Passover Food

A woman pushed her shopping cart down an aisle filled with Passover foods in a supermarket in northern New Jersey. She lifted a box...

Passover Desserts

Passover desserts often get a bad rap. Many of us have unpleasant memories of dry-as-dust, dense cakes, flavorless sponge cakes, stewed fruit compote or jellies...

Chicken Three Ways Courtesy of Aunt Beulah’s Recipe Cards

I have written before about my husband’s Aunt Beulah, who was everyone’s favorite matriarch. I recently uncovered a tranche of her recipes, some handwritten...

Will Elijah Be at Your Seder?

Daniel Matt Most Jews are not familiar with the biblical Elijah nor with his Talmudic portrayal. They know of him because of childhood memories of...

Author Martin Bodek Has a Shakespearean Twist on Passover

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Mike Wagenheim | JNS Wherefore is this Haggadah diff’rent from all oth’r Haggadahs? Author Martin Bodek, the writer of the “Emoji Haggadah,” “Festivus Haggadah” and “Coronavirus...

‘Jews Out!’ German Board Game on Exhibit at Tel Aviv University Library

On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, a new exhibition at the Wiener Library for the Study of the Nazi...

There’s no age limit to hobbies

Stefanie Smith | Special to the JT If you’ve retired from a full-time job, you may be at a loss for what to do to...