Passover

The Origins of Matzah: An Unsolved Mystery

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Manischewitz. Osem. Yehuda. For many, these names and others are synonymous with Passover, as they are some of the world’s most popular brand names in...

Five Fun Matzah Facts

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According to The New York Times, Manischewitz covers approximately 40 percent of the Passover market. During the holiday season, the company produces 851,000 matzahs...

Not All Matzah Created Equal

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Matzah: It’s plain and simple. Or is it? With innumerable varieties on store shelves, it’s tough to keep track of them all. So we did...

RELAX!

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Watch out, Passover may just sneak up on you this year. With the spring holiday often starting in the first weeks of April, you...

Something for Everyone This Passover Season

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In the Baltimore area, it’s not a challenge to find food for your Passover Seder or for your altered diet during the week. In...

Social Justice Seder Addresses Police Accountability

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Jews United for Justice (JUFJ), a grassroots organization that pursues justice and equality through a Jewish lens, uses the story of Passover to focus...

Rabbis Riff on Passover

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Every year on Passover, Jewish communities the world over read from the Haggadah to hear the story of the Jewish people’s enslavement and to...

Same Seder, Different ‘Dayenu’

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The ancient division of Jewry into Sephardim and Ashkenazim originally was a geographic division: “Ashkenaz” is Hebrew for “German”; “Sepharad” translates as “Spain.” Today, a...

Seders for Seniors

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Post retirement, it is important for people to stay engaged with activities and organizations. Even those who are unable to live independently still want...

Exodus of the Undead

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In an alternative universe of alternative facts, the story of Passover was not the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt, but that of the...