Substitutions

For a kid-friendly Passover, try rounding out the seder plate with some off-menu additions

Piece Meal

The first Passover celebrations included neither haggadah nor seder. With the passage of millennia, the two have become central elements. Herewith an interactive guide to the collage of texts that constitutes the holiday’s guidebook.

Dead Wrong

A haftorah of rigidity and ritual

Paste Test

Comparing charosets—the date, nut, and wine concoction that sweetens the seder

The Tablet Haggadah

Writers, artists, and a boxer meditate on the meaning of Passover

Platonic Form

What makes the seder night different? Its Greek roots.

‘I Lift My Lamp’

Including Emma Lazarus in the Passover seder reminds Jews to keep marching toward justice

Passover Pancake

This Passover, Daniel Boulud is borrowing a food staple from a different holiday

Repeat Performances

What Jewish rituals and Judaism share with Civil War reenactment and Southern culture

Crash Course

Invited to a seder, a non-Jew quickly learns everything he can about making a kosher-for-Passover recipe

Passover FAQ

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Feast of Unleavened Bread

Ask, Don’t Tell

A father’s reflections on teaching his son the Four Questions

Monkey Business

Just in time for Passover, an exhibition devoted to Curious George sheds light on the character’s genesis and his German-Jewish creators’ exodus

Unleavened

Questions, answers, entrances, and exoduses—our complete Passover coverage

Get Back

A haftorah of remorse and return

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