Posts Tagged ‘ passover ’

See the Only Woodcut Haggadah Made By and For Holocaust Survivors

April 8, 2015
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When Rabbi Abraham Klausner—a U.S. Army chaplain stationed in Munich after liberation—was planning the first seder for survivors after the war, he came across a haggadah created by survivors, for survivors. The haggadah, humbly titled a “Supplement to the Passover Seder,” was put together by survivors and displaced persons around Munich…

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The Strange and Surprising History of the Maxwell House Haggadah

April 6, 2015
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The Strange and Surprising History of the Maxwell House Haggadah

In our worst nightmares, coffee is not kosher for Passover. In early 20th-century America, this…

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A Favorite Seder Song Like You’ve Never Heard it Before

April 3, 2015
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A Classic Seder Song Like You've Never Heard it Before

Can music change the world? Create peace? For some, that might be marketing copy. For…

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The Matzah Machine Controversy That Tore European Jewry Asunder

April 2, 2015
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Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. But progress…

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A 19th-Century Parody Haggadah for Schoolteachers

April 1, 2015
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A 19th-Century Joke Haggadah for Schoolteachers

Do your bosses and clients oppress you? Have…

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How to Host an Anarchy Seder

March 31, 2015
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How to Host an Anarchy Seder

Many a Passover seder leader finds herself pulled…

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The Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous Haggadah You Probably Want Right Now

March 17, 2015
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The Gorgeous Newfangled Haggadah You Probably Want Right Now

Asufa is an Israeli design collective. Each year,…

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How Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired a Passover Seder

February 18, 2015
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How Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired a Passover Seder

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History…

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Martha Stewart and the Case of the WASPy Matzah

April 18, 2014
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Poor Martha Stewart. A few years ago she…

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Beatboxing for Passover

April 17, 2014
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For a people so committed to explaining ourselves, it’s…

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Suicide Prevention at the Seder Table

April 14, 2014
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On the night of the seder, Elijah the Prophet plays Santa…

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Painting Your Fingernails With Plagues

April 11, 2014
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When recounting the story of the ten plagues at the…

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