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Passover has always been my favorite holiday. Each year, my grandmother was proud to host two well-attended seders – there were never fewer than 18 people at our tables each night. I loved … more
For some people, it’s just not a seder without the traditional sweet grape wine in each of the four cups. But, if you are tired of the same old four cups at your seder, and if your family … more
Of all Jewish traditions, the Passover seder is perhaps the most family-oriented. As multiple generations gather around the table, each plays a special role. Between telling the … more
Many readers may not be aware that when I am not working for Jewish Family Service at the Kosher Senior Café, I am an active glass artist.   Every year as part of the … more
It’s a Hanukkah miracle of sorts. Every year – for almost as long as there’s been a Warwick Mall – a dedicated group of Hadassah members turns out to wrap gifts there … more
BOSTON (JTA) – Four questions. Four cups of wine. Four types of children. At Passover, the number four figures prominently in the rituals of the seder, the ceremonial holiday meal that can be mesmerizing and mystifying. more
BOSTON (JTA) – Move over, potato latkes. Make room for dosas. The savory fried Indian lentil and rice pancakes take center stage in “Queen of the Dosas,” a gem of a new Hanukkah … more
JTA – Real life tradition and television nostalgia collide in a collaboration between the venerable Maxwell House Haggadah and the hit Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs. … more
Before Pesach last year, I wrote about how to best build the seder around an aging loved one. In retrospect, this was  perhaps an overly child-centric approach. In my defense, most things … more
Passover is one of the most joyous holidays on the Jewish calendar, not only because of what we’re celebrating – our freedom as a people – but also because of when it occurs. … more
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