Children

Wishing for an Egg Hunt? Check out this Afikomen Hunt!

I’m struck dumb with admiration! The Bible Belt Balabusta has come up with an Afikomen Treasure Hunt that will mollify the most ardent Easter Egg longings. Here’s what she says about her 2015 hunt: Here’s the first clue in this year’s Afikomen Treasure Hunt. Each guest had an origami frog place card (my index card…

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Can We Color Eggs?

  I’ve received many questions this month about painting eggs. Spring brings Passover and Easter, sometimes right on top of each other. While Jews are focusing on slavery, emancipation and unleavened bread, Easter seems to be focusing on bunnies, candy baskets and egg hunts. The real meaning of the holiday gets lost on a lot…

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I’m Jewish, she’s Asian—what will our future kids be?

Another question from my Mixed and Matched column in the J-Weekly. I’m a 26-year-old Conservative Jew and celebrate the major Jewish holidays, although I’m not terribly religious. I’ve been dating a Korean girl who is Catholic but also not very religious. We are getting serious and I’m scared. I do love her, she’s my best…

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