Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774

“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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By:
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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By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
At Passover, this cook serves 12 different kinds of charoset, mostly from countries in the Sephardi world.
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By:
Chavie Lieber, JTA
The Orthodox Union announced last year that it would not certify quinoa as kosher for Passover out of concern that it falls into the category of kitniyot, a group of legumes forbidden because they look similar to grains.
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