Passover

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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Seders 2015

Passover begins Friday, April 3 at sundown. Most people will be cozily ensconced in a house well before the 7:34pm sunset time. If you are a member of a synagogue and have no where to go for first night you should contact your synagogue’s office. Most shuls are doing seder matching. Almost all the bay…

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Chocolate Caramel Crack(ers)

From my friend, Francisco, an addictive Passover dessert. (In this batch Francisco substituted 2 1/2 cups of chopped up almond M&Ms for the chocolate & almonds the recipe calls for.) Chocolate Caramel Crack(ers) 4 to 6 sheets matzo or approximately 40 Saltine crackers or crackers of your choice 1 cup (2 sticks or 8 ounces)…

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Apple Matzah Kugel

Here’s a recipe sent to me by a lovely member of our community. She says her family loved it. It is a recipe she found on Epicurious and modified slightly to reduce the sugar. Here’s her version. 4 large apples, Granny Smith or any tart apple, cored and cut into medium dice 1 cup brown…

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Community Seders 2014

First Night Seders 35th Annual First Night Community Seder Join our community on the first night of Passover and participate in the telling of the story of the Jewish people’s journey from slavery to freedom. Sing old and new favorites, ask questions and find the afikomen (piece of matzah). A traditional kosher Seder meal is…

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