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  • The story of Passover Coca-Cola

    March 21, 2013 | 3:57 am

    It contains pure cane sugar, is chametz-free, may taste better than the year-round beverage — and is effectively off-limits in the state of California.

    While the story of kosher for Passover Coca-Cola may not be as riveting as God unleashing swarms of locust on the Egyptians or...

  • The Passover Coca-Cola Challenge [VIDEO]

    March 21, 2013 | 3:53 am

    That Passover Coke tastes better than the year-round version is so often heard in Jewish circles that the Journal decided to hold a “Passover Coca-Cola Taste Test” on March 18. 

    We set up a table on a Pico Boulevard sidewalk during the height of last-minute shopping for Shabbat...

  • California says no to Kosher for Passover Coke

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 10, 2012 | 7:13 pm

    News that matters: California has banned Kosher for Passover Coke. That’s right, the good stuff that has real sugar in it will no longer be sold in the state. JTA reports:

    Coke was required to change the way it manufactures caramel due to the high levels of the chemical...

  • Chicken nuggets vs. my kids school lunches, Oye Vay…

    By Julia Bendis

    March 11, 2011 | 9:46 am

    Today my 11-year-old son, Tyler shared a very interesting conversation that he had with his classmates.  It started during lunch time when he pulled out a peanut butter with bananas, and honey sandwich on whole grain bread.  After Tyler was done with it, he pulled out carrots,...

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  • Did you know?  Little-known facts about Passover and Judaism to share at the seder table

    By Rafael Guber

    March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Have a Haggadah

    "And the daughters you shall let live" (Exodus 1:16).

    When the Egyptians decided to kill the Jewish male babies, women played an important role in God's plan for Jewish redemption. Therefore, it should not be surprising that the most popular haggadah in the United...

  • Return of the Real Thing

    By Adam Wills

    March 29, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    It's that time of year, when Coca-Cola substitutes sugar for high-fructose corn syrup to guarantee that "Coke is it" at Ashkenazi seders. This special batch is deliverance from the bitter anguish of Aspartame-sweetened soft drinks at the Passover table and a trip into the past for...