The Days of Matzo and Baklava

It’s a busy week for our blended family: Last weekend, our Passover Seder; next weekend, our Greek Easter feast

A Seder of My Own

After my mother died, I made Passover just the way she did—until, drawing inspiration from Purim, I made my own tradition

The Plagues Come All Year Round—And There Are Way More Than Four Questions

For World AIDS Day, a doctor, her daughters, their late dad, and his work in Africa

Our Family’s Twin Passover Tales: Escaping From Egypt and the Soviet Union

My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.

Confessions of a Wicked Daughter

Every Passover, my family makes me the Seder’s “wicked son.” I don’t mind—it’s a part I was born to play.

Our Unexpected Passover Guest

Nobody expected my grandfather to show up at my apartment for Passover—two months after he died

Passover Perfect

More than any other Jewish holiday, Passover can turn mothers into obsessive control freaks. But if we’re to have a meaningful holiday, we have to resist the madness.

Kids These Days

After a seder circus, wondering if too much emphasis on children is ruining ritual

Substitutions

For a kid-friendly Passover, try rounding out the seder plate with some off-menu additions

Ask, Don’t Tell

A father’s reflections on teaching his son the Four Questions

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