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Ruth's Cup: A New Passover Ritual Honoring Jewish Diversity


At Passover, we discuss that we are not fully free as long as we are limited by attitudes and conditions that are unjust. Check out our new Passover ritual to add to your seder-Ruth's Cup welcomes those who become part of our people, part of our diversity. Read more...





Welcoming All: An Inclusive Passover Reading


At Passover, we receive a personal directive to create an inclusive and welcoming community. We hope this supplement will inspire thought, conversation and action. Read more...






Passover: Sharing Matzah & Celebrating Jewish Diversity


For multiracial and multicultural Jewish families, the Passover seder is an opportunity to share elements of their racial and cultural backgrounds. Read on...






On Passover, fearing the Four Questions


Marcella White Campbell, an editor at Be'chol Lashon, an organization that advocates for diversity within the Jewish community, hosted her first seder when the youngest child at the table was a baby in a highchair, and the next youngest person was Campbell's sister, who was not a child, and not Jewish at the time. Read on...




The Global Experience of Passover by Maya Kosowsky


Around the world, Jews have passed down a variety of traditions that bring the Exodus to life. Read on...






Passover, Then and Now by Yasminah Respes


I enjoy reading about the journey from slavery to freedom and spiritual growth. I connect with Passover because I've gone through my own journey. Read on...






Searching a Family Tree for Raisins: A Passover Story


My mother's marriage to an African-American, and my aunt's to a Mexican (sometimes conflated as the Jewish girl who ran off with a Black Mexican) may have sparked less horror in German-Jewish circles than me marrying an Eastern European Jew. Read on...





Ritual: A Poem by Aaron Samuels


Set to poetry by Black and Jewish spoken word artist Aaron Samuels, Ritual's text reflects on his family memories of Passover, an ancient Jewish tradition that celebrates freedom from oppression. Read on...





A Modern Passover Miracle


In our lifetime, we were rescued from 'slavery' and saved by divine intervention in order to celebrate. Read on...





Children's Passover Books


There are many children's books that engage young minds by going beyond the telling found in the traditional Passover haggadah. Read on...







"Who Knows One?" in Ladino: Songs at the Sephardic Passover Seder


For Rachel Shemarya (nee Capelouto), a native of the Island of Rhodes, Passover provided an opportunity not only to share her delicious holiday recipes but also to transmit the Passover story and Sephardic songs in her native language, Ladino, to her family right here in the Pacific Northwest. Read on...




A Sephardic Passover Meat Pie


At Passover, one of the staples of our Seder meal is a Megina, sometimes referred to as "mina", or a "meat quajado." Quajado (pronounced kwah-shah-doh) is a Sephardic dish that traces back to Spain which is usually made with vegetables and eggs and often cheese. Read on...





Moroccan Passover Traditions and Recipe


Like anything else in Judaism, there are a myriad of customs and traditions depending on where your family lived. Read on...






7 Charoset Recipes to Give Passover an International Flair


We doubt that you will be able to wait until the seder to taste these outstanding Charoset! Read on...






It's Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Pesah!


With Pesah just around the corner, it's time to share some favorite recipes. Read on...