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  • Not your average Passover…

    Posted by Katie Dreyer on March 13, 2018 | Share

    Passover is a time for reflection, family, and fun around the dinner table. For the 5.9 million children who have allergies or food sensitives, it’s also a time to get creative, innovating traditional Passover staples. The usual seder spread includes matzah (which has gluten), charoset (which has nuts), eggs, and shankbones (which can be considered meat for vegetarians or…

  • Slavery in the Modern Age

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on April 14, 2016 | Share

    The Exodus is one of the seminal biblical stories, and represents the approach of Passover. Themes of escape from slavery, freedom, justice and regained peace are heavily depicted in artistic imagery and discussion. But while the topic slavery has become viewed as archaic, 21st century slavery still has its talons in millions of people worldwide. It might look different,…