Passover

Must-Know Passover Terms

Key words and phrases for Passover.

The Ten Plagues

Of blood, frogs, hail and more.

Kitniyot: Not Quite Hametz

The Passover debate surrounding rice, millet, corn and legumes.

Passover (Pesach) At Home

Passover is one of the major festivals of the year where the home rituals are of such significance and importance that they overshadow those done in the community.

Leaven (Hametz)

Three steps for ritually cleansing the home for Passover

The Seder Plate

The placement and symbolism of the items on the seder plate.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Passover

Why Israelis have just one seder, how Gibraltar does haroset and other curiosities of this 8-day holiday.

A Sephardic Passover Meat Pie

For one Greek Jewish family, this casserole has been a seder staple for years.

How to Make Your Passover Seder Inclusive

Tips for making your non-Jewish guests and family members feel welcome and comfortable.

Where To Find Songs for Your Passover Seder

Online resources for Passover recordings, lyrics, sheet music and more.

The Four Questions

How to say the 'Mah Nishtanah.'

Why Do Some Jews Burn Hametz?

It's customary to burn any remaining leavened products in your possession the morning before Passover.