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In Jewish homes in South Jersey and throughout the world, Passover preparations are well underway. It makes sense that the oldest continuously observed holiday in the world should require more planning than most celebrations. More...

Should Ashkenazi Jews eat Kitniyot this Passover?

The Conservative Movement’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) recently passed two teshuvot, legal opinions, that permit the eating of kitniyot (rice, beans, corn, etc.) on Passover for Ashkenazi Jews. More...

How to make your own Haggadah for Passover

Making your own Haggadah is not just a money saver, but also a great way to educate yourself about the Passover seder, add a unique twist to the festive meal, and have a more meaningful and satisfying holiday. More...

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What you need to know to be a good seder guest

If you’ve never been to a Passover seder, you might be feeling a bit intimidated at the prospect. Relax. The seder is an opportunity for celebration, discussion and lots of tasty food. More...