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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.

Create a beautiful matzah cover to be used at your Passover seder for years to come. This activity is perfect for children ages 2-10.

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.

https://reformjudaism.org/jewish-holidays/passover/lessons-four-children-seder

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 may have heard of a Passover seder, but did you know that many people celebrate Tu BiShvat with seders also? Learn about how to host your own Tu BiShvat seder.

Enjoy reading this Tu BiShvat story with your children, then download the printable version for them to create their own story booklet. Use the spaces provided to let them make their own illustrations.

Sophie enjoys special time spent with each of her grandmothers, and eating their delicious chicken soup. Both her Jewish Bubbe and her Chinese Nai Nai have a special family recipe, and both compete for a special place in Sophie’s heart.

With eight nights to celebrate, Hanukkah is a wonderful holiday for families to enjoy together – especially if there are teens in the house or in your extended family.

Ben and Lila fight over their favorite bath towel, cup and everything else. Papa Plony is so distracted by playing his banjo that he forgot to make the challah that he promised Mama. Even Gabi and Rafi argue over who gets to practice what on their small cloud. We’ve all been there. Fortunately, some howling monkeys join the chaos to help teach about compromise and taking turns. 

While looking for a lost baseball, Ben finds a Legend of Latka action figure and claims it as his own...

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