Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

Chametz-Free Meal Ideas for Passover

Mar 20, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold

Looking for Passover meal ideas? The notion of chametz means that anything leavened – a grain-based food that either rises with yeast or other additives or swells with the addition of water – is out, making Pesach menus tricky to put together. In addition, many communities – in particular Ashkenazi ones (Jews of German descent) – have other restrictive customs, such as not eating kitniyot. Literally taken to mean legumes, […]

 

Passover Lessons from a Professional Organizer

Mar 15, 2018  |  By Guest

This is a guest post from Rebekah Saltzman, Professional Organizer Every Pesach I feel like I have less. Less food. Less dishes. Less clothing. Less furniture. And most of all, more happiness. Pesach is the perfect time for you to review your relationship with the things that fill the space of your home. Why? Let’s have a look… Slavery The concept of slavery meant human slavery, but not slavery to […]

 

Guide to the Seder

Mar 13, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
Seder plate

With just days left until Passover, it’s time to make sure you know your way around the Seder. After all, it comes complete with unique rituals, interesting foods, and its own book, making it one of the most important and exciting nights in the Jewish calendar! Here’s your complete guide to the Seder: Kadesh What it means: Kiddush (sanctifying wine) You will need: Kiddush cups or wine glasses, wine or […]

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