A Passover Poem

Apr 05, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein
Jewish people wondered through the desert for 40 years

It’s very nearly Passover! On Monday night we’ll start Recalling plagues and slavery and Pharoah’s hardened heart For many years ago the Jews were bound as slaves in Egypt They catered to King Pharoah’s whims; built pyramids and huge crypts Their lives were hard and miserable. They lived in fear and pain Until one day the Pharoah’s men saw they’d be free again! The king got mad and told the […]

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How to Cook with… Matzah?

Mar 30, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein
olive oil cooking for pesach cooking with matzah

I’ll preface with an apology: I mean no offense to those of you that like matzah. I’m sure there are some people out there who count down to their yearly matzah binge and even relish the idea of chewing through sheet after sheet of crunchy cracker. But… I’m in the second, larger group of people. Passover isn’t even here yet and I’m already sick of matzah. Dry, crispy and fairly bland, […]


Your 8 Step Guide to Preparing for Passover

Mar 22, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein
lego man cleaning for Passover

Purim is over which means one thing: Passover is well and truly on its way. The holiday’s strict rules and intense rituals demand more preparation than other festivals so by our count, it’s time to start getting ready! Passover has eight days, so here is our comprehensive, foolproof eight-step guide to planning – and pulling off – the perfect Passover. 1) Cleaning for Passover may seem daunting, but it doesn’t […]

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