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With Passover just around the corner, it’s time to start planning the seder menu, from matzah ball soup to macaroons. But this year, you might also want to plan for higher prices for groceries … more
This Purim,Project Shoresh:Distributed over 200 mishloach manot to families in Providence and Pawtucket. Led lively megillah readings for 55 men, women and children in Providence and … more
Adar was a busy time at the Providence Hebrew Day School. The lead up to Purim involved the entire school community. more
A good time was had by all at the annual community Purim parade sponsored by the New England Rabbinical College. This year's parade took place March 17, starting on Elmgrove Avenue in front of the … more
I love it when people taste my pareve desserts and say, “Wow—this is pareve!?” It’s the same rule with Passover dishes and desserts. Which is why I am on a never-ending … more
There’s nothing like Passover to remind us where we come from. In many Jewish homes, Passover traditions are carried down from father to son, establishing the family’s customs and setting … more
Growing up in Iran, I never truly appreciated the difference between spring cleaning, New Year’s and getting ready for Passover. The Jewish holiday takes place almost simultaneously with the … more
Last April, as the pandemic raged in my area, I opened my front door to my dear friend, Natalie, who literally threw at me from a distance a plastic sandwich bag containing her family’s … more
This year Passover starts at sundown on Friday April 15. Don’t forget to grab some matzah, maror, and wine. Manischewitz is the way to go! The seder is held this night. Passover is the … more
Who loves a sweet treat that tastes a bit like cardboard, is packed with preservatives, makes your mouth dry and comes from a can? I sure don’t! And yet, I’m sure we’re all very familiar with this classic Passover dessert: coconut macaroons from a can. I’ve had my fair share of these store-bought cookies after my family’s seder. more
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