Hello dear readers, We read in the Torah that when the Jews left Egypt, they were told to ask the neighboring Egyptians for gold, silver and clothing to take with them when they departed for the Red Sea on their way to freedom. Well, if you’re going away for pesach, say, on a kosher Passover ...

Hello dear readers, Pesach is the holiday of the spring, so it’s a good time to turn over a new leaf, so to speak. Before pesach, that means spring cleaning, both cleaning the house of chametz but also cleaning the house in general. Here are some tips for cleaning the house before pesach arrives: 1. ...

Hello dear readers, There are many reasons that a child (or anyone, really) would love the holiday of pesach, and the seders in particular. There’s the chance to see family and friends, or to go on a kosher Passover vacation, or the chance to go on a low-carb (or high-matzah) diet. Another reason that my ...

Hello dear readers, Pesach is a great holiday to spend with family, but it’s also super important to add other people to your seders too. Of course, it’s a good thing to invite friends, guests, visitors and people from the community, but it can be just as important to invite people in need. Indeed, at ...

Hello dear readers, In my last post, I wrote about some of the reasons that I love the late-late show, also known as the hallel-nirtzah portion of the seder. Next, I will talk about two of my favorite songs in the whole seder. In this post I will write a bit about Echad Mi Yodea, ...

Hello dear readers, Pesach is one of the most popular Jewish holidays, and everyone loves the seder nights. I always find it interesting, however, that different people like different parts of the seder. For the littlest kids, it’s the hunt for the afikoman. For the slightly older kids, it’s the mah nishtanah and the engaging ...

Hello dear readers, Tonight, I was helping my son, Reuven, with his tanach homework. Teaching my one son got me thinking about teaching the four sons of the pesach hagaddah, and how we describe in the maggid section that we are supposed to teach each son separately, according to his need and abilities. Of course, ...