Passover

A family celebrates the seder

What you (maybe) didn’t know about Passover

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By My Jewish Learning Passover celebrates the ancient Exodus of the Israelites from bondage in Egypt. Here are some facts you might not have known...

Festival of freedom: Families from around the country share what traditions make their Passovers...

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Celebrated at home, Passover, perhaps more than any other Jewish holiday, provides space for families to create their own customs and rituals. A Moroccan family...

These new Haggadah options will spice up your Passover seder

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The pandemic has altered the experience of the Passover seder, but one thing hasn’t changed: It’s a golden age for creative Haggadahs. Here are...
Matzah Craze

In newest Passover children’s books, a lion reads the Haggadah and a Depression-era mitzvah

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By Penny Schwartz On the eve of Passover during the Depression, a juggler in ragged clothes is invited into the home of a poor family...

Celebrating Passover During a Pandemic

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Rabbi Nochum “K” Katsenelenbogen of Chabad of Owings Mills usually welcomes about 150 people for the Passover seder. Needless to say, this year, things...

5 Passover Craft Ideas for the Whole Family

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Some parents may have run out of ideas to keep their kids entertained while schools are shut down, but Passover is a time for...

Orange You Glad It’s Passover? Jewish Community Leaders Share the Many Ways to Celebrate...

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As members of the Jewish community, it can be common for us to assume that our Jewish traditions are the Jewish traditions; that the...

Coping with Bread Withdrawal: Recipes for Passover

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Quite a few of the Jewish holidays come with increased restrictions on our behavior. Don’t turn on the lights during Shabbat. Don’t eat this...

Should We Be Shopping for Passover or the Pandemic?

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By Renee Reizman | JTA Like most people preparing for their coronavirus self-isolation, I took stock of my pantry staples. I only owned one can...
matzah and nuts on a plate

How to Have a Seder for One

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Social distancing, stress, fear, a real-life plague — Passover amid the COVID-19 outbreak is shaping up to be a once-in-a-lifetime event. As many Jews across...