The Hidden Meaning of Karpas
The green vegetable dipped in saltwater at the seder alludes to the very beginning of the Israelites' slavery saga.
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In this Torah portion, God continues to describe the different laws of sacrifices. A distinction is made between sin offerings, burnt offerings, and homage offerings, with each following its own process. God then commands the priests to make another offering that ordains themselves in their positions.
Parashat Tzav: Bread in Abundance
Why does the Torah require that a gratitude offering be accompanied by loads of bread?
An Orange on the Seder Plate
This progressive Passover custom is surprisingly misunderstood.
What Is the Meaning of Chai?
The Hebrew word for life is a popular symbol and toast — and is linked to the number 18.
Checklist: Setting the Seder Table
Before launching into your seder, make sure you have everything you'll need.
Lace Cookies with Nutella for Passover
These delicate, flourless cookies are so good you will make them all year.
Sephardic Matzah and Cheese Patties Recipe
These Sephardic fritters are deliciously cheesy and adaptable.
This Haroset Cake Recipe Is the Answer to Your Passover Dessert Blues
Packed with apples, honey, cinnamon, wine and walnuts, this moist cake will be your new holiday favorite.
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A DIY Haggadah adds a personal touch to your seder and can make for a more meaningful holiday.