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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.
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.
Whatever the call to spend next year in Israel means to your family, it is an opportunity to further engage young people in developing a personal connection to Israel. Perhaps also it is a chance to help them find a way to make a journey that could be the foundation for lifetime engagement.
Here’s an idea for you to share with your friends and family in preparation for your Passover seders. This activity can be done as a solo journaling exercise, as part of a chavruta (with a study partner), or together as a family.