‘The Animated Haggadah’ was a staple for day school students in the 1980s and ’90s—and then nearly vanished. How does it hold up, 30 years after its release?
An account–and a warning–from a Polish Jew on the front lines of the struggle for Europe’s soul
Jews are not monolithic, and nowhere is that clearer than when it comes to one of Judaism’s oldest rituals
As we move from slavery to freedom and from past to future on our journey to redemption, we need to deal critically with the dark elements of our history
My father smuggled Jewish artifacts into the Soviet Union. He took back to Israel a matzo cover signed by Soviet Jews who hoped against hope one day to join him–and did.
For some, the Passover injunction to imagine one’s self as having emerged from slavery evokes a foreign experience. But for my family, it’s our origin story.
It’s kosher for Passover. So, forget that dry sponge cake and that can of macaroons. Here’s a Lithuanian dessert that’ll make you wish the holiday lasted for more than eight days.
Though the faces at Seders may change, family traditions—hopefully—remain with us forever