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  • What’s on Your Plate?

    The traditional Seder plate contains an egg, shank bone,  karpas, charoset and maror. Some also make room for the hazeret, another kind of bitter green.  But recently other fruits and vegetables have showed up on the plate, representing a variety of causes from solidarity with oppressed Jewish communities to welcoming the intermarried. First was the… More ▸

  • Khalikidan’s Passover Seder

    An Ethiopian Israeli family in Netanya shows how they celebrate the Passover Seder in this English-dubbed video on Shalom Sesame, Israel’s version of Sesame Street. Posting the video on, writer Matt Hawkins suggests it as a good way to show kids how different communities celebrate Jewish holidays. Like most of us, the family makes… More ▸