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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.

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.

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 BiSh'vat seder.

The Wise Child, the Wicked Child, the Simple Child, and the Child Who Does Not Know What to Ask frame a discussion on racial justice for your seder table.

Our tradition teaches us that the Passover Seder is meant to be a learning experience for children of all ages, from 1 - 100. Our questions are more important that the answers. As you prepare to sit around the Seder table, we’d like to offer you some additional questions to help connect the past, present, and future of our Passover traditions.

The Chocolate Seder is not intended to replace your family’s seder, but rather it is a “practice run,” a family activity designed to acquaint children with the order, songs, and customs of the seder before the fact.

I have to shop for Passover at 11 o’clock at night. Why? If I go shopping for my Pesach necessities during the day, I am deluged with questions about cooking as I power-walk the aisles of the supermarket. 

Learn about the parts of the Passover seder plate.

Do you remember the first time you were called upon to recite the four questions?

One of the main focal points of the traditional Passover seder is the maggid, the telling of the story of the Exodus from Egypt. This story begins with the youngest person at the seder asking the Four Questions (Mah Nishtanah). These questions provide the impetus for telling why this night is different from all other nights.

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