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Sephardic Seder Traditions to Try

Like almost 90 percent of American Jews, we are Ashkenazic. This means that our families came from Eastern Europe – Russia, Ukraine, Poland or Lithuania. When we get ready to celebrate Passover, we think gefilte fish, brisket, roasted chicken and pesachdik … Continue reading

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Perusing the Pesachdik Products: New Tastes for an Ancient Holiday

While all Jewish holidays seem to be food-centered, Passover is about what you can’t eat. (OK, Yom Kippur, we are not talking about you. You’re in a league of your own.) With the holiday fast approaching – it begins this … Continue reading

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Passover Here … and There

Looking ahead to winter and Hanukkah 2013 made us crazy. That’s because this year, the second night of Hanukkah will fall on Thanksgiving. In the playoff bracket of holidays, this is a tie. We love both of these holidays – … Continue reading

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8 Post-Passover Perspectives

This year, it was a very good Passover. So no kvetching…. just some reflections: 1) Collectively, we had 33 seder guests – who ate 80 matzah balls, 47 pieces of gefilte fish attractively topped with a little carrot garnish and … Continue reading

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Out of Egypt and Into the Promised Land: Cherry Hill?

About five years ago, Joyce’s local supermarket, the Narberth Acme, reinvented itself with the addition of a “Kosher Marketplace” – three aisles of Israeli products, a kosher butcher and a deli – overseen by a mashgiach, who wears a sanitary … Continue reading

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