The Sparks can’t find the chametz! The Plonys can’t make matzah balls! Ma nishtana? Why is this night different from all other nights? Find out on this Passover special episode of SHABOOM!
Is “Seder” Capitalized?
Is the word “Seder” capitalized? It depends on who you ask! First, a definition. “Seder” is a Hebrew word meaning order. The Passover Seder is a Jewish feast that marks the beginning of the Passover holiday. So, here is the who’s who of Seder capitalization. New York Times Stylebook: YES AP Stylebook: YES Merriam-Webster: NO […]
Build Your Own Hagaddah
Looking to put together your own Hagaddah this year? The Internet offers a wealth of resources, from free PDF downloads to snippets you can mix and match. Here’s a resource list, in no particular order. Have a favorite Haggadah resource I missed? Please add it in the comments below. Valley Beth Shalom Haggadah Jewish Federation […]
What Goes on a Seder Plate?
The Seder plate is the central feature of the Passover holiday ceremonial meal. It has either five or six items on it depending on the person’s tradition. These items are as follows: 1. Maror – a bitter herb (such as horseradish) symbolizing the bitterness of slavery in Egypt. 2. Charoset – a roughly chopped brown […]
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