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  • Virtual seder, real kids

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  • Tips for non-Jews at their first Seder has posted a host of resources for non-Jews attending – or hosting – their first Passover Seder.   Learn why the holiday is so important to Jews (it’s all about family, the site suggests) and get insight into the Jewish concept of time (it’s holy).   The romantic implications are also explored in… More ▸

  • Women take the lead in this Passover quiz

    Who in the Passover story has "two mommies?"   A)  Miriam B)  Pharaoh  C)  Moses D)  Xena, Warrior Princess   To find the answer and for seven more questions that challege gender stereotypes, try this Passover Gender Quiz sponsored by Moving Traditions, an organization that helps teenagers engage more deeply in their Judaism.    More ▸

  • Who knows One? Australians perform Passover seder song

    Who knows One? Aussies! Someone down under conducted lots of sing-along interviews to create this composite of Passover seder song Echad Mi Yodea, Who Knows One. The lion logos on the school uniforms indicate that this was an effort by the students and faculty of Mount Scopus College, a Jewish Day School in Melbourne, Australia. More ▸

  • Koshertopia’s guide to eating out during Passover

        Koshertopia, a two-year-old Website resource for kosher eateries, scoured Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Teaneck, N.J. to put together this year’s list of Passover-friendly restaurants in the New York metropolitan area.   As Jews we know too well the central role food plays in our lives. Yet each time Pesach comes around, we are… More ▸