Moroccan Jews (and the Jews of Western Algeria in the areas adjacent to Morocco) to this day begin the Passover Seder with a short text in Judeo-Arabic at the center of which is the figure of Moses…
How did a bureaucratic mix-up during Israel’s 1950s austerity period lead to one of Israel’s most unique culinary innovations? How did an Ashkenazi Jewish Passover recipe end up on the holiday table of every Jewish Israeli, and where does the distinctive yellow color of the soup almond come from? In short, here is the story of Israel’s prized “shkedei marak”
The story of how the most zealous of the biblical prophets ended up becoming everyone’s most anticipated Passover dinner guest
This long-forgotten Passover custom was dealt a bitter blow by a sharp wife in a 15th century Haggadah…
In 2012, artist Maty Grünberg decided to revisit his 1984 work, The Bezalel Haggadah – ranked among the finest modern illustrated Haggadot. The resulting volume, The Sister of the Bezalel Haggadah, reveals the artist’s creative process, from concept to final print.
Four glasses of wine is a lot, are we really that surprised?
They provided annual humorous explorations of religion, politics, current events and much more…
The Haggadah’s words were felt as KGB agents surrounded them. Later he would “celebrate” Passover in the Gulag
One Seder during WWII – and one right after – left an indelible mark on the renowned educator and activist
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