Passover

Passover Mid-week

A Shmuroh matzah An update to the Haggadah Rabbi Ferenc Raj, rabbi emeritus of Beth El in Berkeley, is a Rescued Child, rescued by Raoul Wallenberg in Hungary. From him I learned the following blessing that can be added to your haggadah. You can open your front door and say it out into the world or…

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Posted in Passover
Published on April 23rd, 2008

Passover Food

Let’s begin with the non-traditional dishes. I took a cooking class with a friend on Moroccan Cooking, here in Oakland from a gal named Dara who has The Sage Table. (You can find her online at www.thesagetable.com. I think she might be Jewish.) When I looked at the recipes she had taught us every single…

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Passover – Getting ready

  The Seder Plate You can go here for an online visual of the plate and it’s parts. http://urj.org/holidays/pesach/plate/ The First step preparing for Passover – cleaning In most cultures there is a “spring cleaning” that takes place. For Judaism, it is specifically attached to the commandment to get rid of all leavening and associated…

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Passover – Charoses Recipes

We had a great time at the Passover workshop today. There were five different kinds of Charoses to sample. I thought I’d post at least those five. Here are even more than five recipes… You’ll notice in the first picture that charoses is piled up in a little pyramid. This is a fun way to…

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Passover: The Set Table

The ultimate Jewish holiday: Passover! Whether you’ve never had a seder or you consider yourself a pro, you’ll learn something at this workshop.. We’ll literally have a set table – with all the elements identified and explained. We encourage you to bring ideas and practice from your own tradition and family. We’ll have sample foods…

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