Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775

Passover’s biggest tastemakers are trying something new.
By:
Melissa Jacobs, Jewish Exponent Feature
Pre-Passover is not the ideal time to chat with the CEO of Manischewitz. He’s a bit busy preparing for the Thanksgiving of the kosher foods world. According to the trade publication, Kosher Food Today, 40 percent of the industry’s $305,000,000,000 (yes, that’s billion)in annual sales happen around Passover. This year, as in the past several, the competition for those holiday...
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Remember when Steve Martin's main gig was getting laughs walking on stage with a toy arrow through his head? Man, has he been on target in the years since those wild and crazy '70s! Nowhere was this more evident than on the Feb. 4 edition of "Saturday Night Live," which Martin hosted for a record-breaking 14th time in what turned...
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“So, where shall we eat?” is still a valid question 
during Passover.
By:
Stephanie Singer, Jewish Exponent Feature
Regardless of whether or not you go for the full Pesach Monty, complete with new dishes and kosher-for-Passover condiments, committing to eight days sans chametz (Hebrew for leavened foods that are forbidden during Passover) will be a challenge, thanks to the ubiquity of the five grains — wheat, barley, spelt, rye and oats — we must omit from our diets...
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The joys of celebrating Passover with special needs families.
By:
Melissa Jacobs, Special Sections Feature
Passover is Max Newman’s favorite holiday. His father isn’t quite sure why, and that’s OK with him — there are many things that Eric Newman doesn’t understand about his son. Diagnosed at age 2 with autism, Max is now 19. “Although he has a lot of life skills, Max is not high-functioning,” his father explains, “but he is not low-functioning,...
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Mollie Katzen, JNS.org
Seders are definitely important, but don't forget to plan your meals for the rest of the holiday week.
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