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We often talk at the Passover seder about the Four Children: the wise child, the wicked child, the simple child, and the child who does not know how to ask.
This Passover, brainstorm some other food combinations that might exemplify the bitterness and sweetness of freedom.
I’ve always been fascinated and inspired by things that spoon, nestle and stack... from measuring spoons to matrushka dolls, husk tomatoes and garden-fresh peas in a pod.
During Tu BiShvat, we focus our attention towards the environment and environmental issues.
Sadie is determined to plant a tree for Tu BiShvat, the birthday of the trees. She imagines one that will eventually grow big enough to hold a swing and yield crunchy, sweet apples. Unfortunately, it is winter where she lives – but she keeps on trying.
Miriam’s association with water has led to an innovation on the seder table, Miriam’s Cup. This cup, filled with water, is meant to remind seder participants of the important role that women played in the Exodus from Egypt. Enjoy making this beautiful cup with your children.
Explore the text of the Four Children through contemporary movies and pop culture. Help your older child (Grade Level(s) 4th grade and up) learn about the meaning of the text of the four children.
You know how the food you eat can sometimes trigger memories? Jewish tradition knows this too, and a kosher for Passover diet is a yearly reminder of the Jewish people’s distant past as slaves in Egypt.