Passover

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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Don’t miss Szyk at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

The Szyk Haggadah: Art Exhibit The haggadah, the ritual text for the Passover seder, evokes the story of the exodus of the ancient Hebrews from slavery in Egypt. While myriad haggadot have been created from the tenth century to the present, the exhibition highlights the unique and powerful story of The Szyk Haggadah (1940). Arthur…

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When does Passover end?

In Israel the three Festivals are 7 days long. The Festivals, Sukkot, Passover and Shavuot, were the times when the ancient Israelites traveled to the Temple in Jerusalem to make sacrifices, as commanded in the Torah (five books of Moses). In Israel today the Festivals are still observed for 7 days. When the ancient Temple…

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