Passover

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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Share Your Favorite Passover Recipes!

Got a fabulous Pesach recipe? Please email it to me at dawn@buildingjewishbridges.org; I’m posting them! Here’s one from a San Francisco Dad, Francisco, seen here with his daughter. Francisco Caravayo’s Charoset “My family loves this charoset. I don’t use dates or wine because I don’t like either.”* 1 apple, minced 5 prunes (dates)*, minced ¼…

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Preparing for Passover

Getting ready for the Seder What are ways to make your guests feel that they are a part of the evening even if they are not Jewishly knowledgeable? Invite guests to bring something. This will give them a feeling of ownership and contribution. Anyone can buy matzah or kosher wine. They can make a fruit…

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Here Comes Passover!

Navigating the Interfaith Elements of the Holiday Grab a frozen yogurt at Menchie’s and join other Jewish spouses as we discuss the challenges of observing Passover while being sensitive to your non-Jewish spouse’s needs & wishes. Will this be a week-long observance or just one night? Will there be bread in your home? Will your…

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