Posts Tagged ‘ passover ’

The Matzah Machine Controversy That Tore European Jewry Asunder

April 2, 2015
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matzoh-man

That’s a slight exaggeration. But progress is a touchy subject, particularly when Jewish law is involved. In 1857, the first matzah-baking machine was invented in Austria. The automated device kneaded and pressed the dough, and the result was a thin, perforated circle that was then placed in an oven. Over time, improvements…

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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 you spent years getting an education only…

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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 between the opposing poles of structure and…

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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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martha

Poor Martha Stewart. A few years ago she…

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Beatboxing for Passover

April 17, 2014
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backstage-pass

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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elijah2

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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midrash-mani

When recounting the story of the ten plagues at the…

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Passover with Metallica

April 10, 2014
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metallica

That kid in your math class with greasy…

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How Big Is Your Afikoman?

April 9, 2014
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seder-placemat

How many Saltines can you eat in a minute? How…

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The Passover Seder Inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 20, 2014
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Freedom Seder

Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated just eight…

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