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  • Passover Favorites [Recipes]

    By Elana Horwich

    April 9, 2014 | 9:00 am

    Look no further. All the recipes you need for Passover.

    The Best Brisket Ever. with potatoes It really is the best brisket ever. Cooked in red wine and tomatoes with rosemary, it tastes like Italy but feels like Shabbat. Start a day in advance. And read the spiel of the recipe…it...

  • The Seder’s Innermost Secret—Charoset:  Earth & Eros in the Passover Celebration

    By Rabbi Arthur Waskow

    April 8, 2014 | 9:52 am

    There it sits on the Seder plate: charoset, a delicious paste of chopped nuts, chopped fruits, spices, and wine.

    So the question would seem obvious "Why is there charoset on the Seder plate?"

    That's the most secret Question at the Seder – so secret nobody even asks it. And it’s...

  • Evan Kleiman revisits her Passover traditions

    April 2, 2014 | 2:57 pm

    In an environment that’s all too familiar with short-lived businesses and perpetual change, the sound of a collective, disappointed sigh spread through Los Angeles in January 2012 when restaurateur and chef Evan Kleiman announced she was closing Angeli Caffe after more than 27...

  • Moscato Spice Charoset [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    March 18, 2013 | 9:01 am

    Charoset (pronouned cHa-roset, with an almost silent “c” like cHa-nnuka) is the delicious chopped fruit, nut and wine mixture on the Passover seder table that symbolizes the mortar between the bricks that the Jews laid while slaves in Egypt 3,000 years ago. Why the mortar we eat is...

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  • Wanted: One Bubby and Zaidy willing to adopt

    By Lauren Bottner

    May 11, 2011 | 3:16 pm

    Officially, grandparents’ day is the first Sunday after Labor Day, falling on Sept. 11, 2011.  Bad timing this year.  Guessing that there’s a slight chance it’ll be overshadowed this year, I’m moving it up…to today. 
    ______________________________
    WANTED:

    One bubby and...

  • RECIPE: Yemenite Charoset/Charoset Truffles

    By Judy Zeidler

    March 25, 2009 | 7:53 pm

    Yemenite Charoset/Charoset Truffles
    (Click here for the full article)

    1 cup pitted, chopped dates

    1/2 cup chopped dried figs

    1 teaspoon ground ginger

    Pinch of coriander

    1 small red chili pepper, seeded and minced,

    or pinch of cayenne

    2 tablespoons matzah meal

    1/3 cup sweet...

  • Why Is This Seder Different?

    By Dafna Hochman

    March 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Every year, the retelling of the story of Passover sparks the same intergenerational debate around our family's seder table. Like singing "Dayenu" or eating charoset, we look forward to our traditional discussion of the nature and extent of anti-Semitism. My father, with my...

  • Charoset a recipe for sharing.

    By Elizabeth Sunshine

    March 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    When I was growing up, preparing for Passover &'9;was a very serious matter. It was hard and tedious work, yet there is one memory that lingers in my mind and always makes me smile. On the day before Passover, in the midst of the boiling chickens and rising sponge cakes, my father...

  • Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?

    By Beverly Levitt

    April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Although I've been attending Passover dinners from the time I was knee-high to a scrupulously set seder table, there's something I've never really thought about until recently: how does all this storytelling relate to me? Storytelling is the essence of Passover. We gather together to...