After my mother died, I made Passover just the way she did—until, drawing inspiration from Purim, I made my own tradition
If there were such a thing as a perfect Jewish joke, it might just be ‘Dayenu,’ the Passover punch line that is never enough
The bread of affliction never tasted so good, thanks to Marcy Goldman’s recipe for caramel-covered buttercrunch
Video: Make perfect chicken soup and matzo balls from scratch—just in time for Passover
With the right dishes and decorations—and a few special recipes—you can breathe new life into your family’s traditions
Does your typical holiday involve a huge Seder meal followed by a week of matzo and macaroons? You can do better. Here’s how.
Chicken Marbella, once a staple of trendy dinner parties, is now a mainstay recipe for Passover’s festive meals
Does anyone really like jelly rings? Maybe not, but at Economy Candy on the Lower East Side, there are many other Passover sweets to choose from.
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
Do today’s Seders exist to remember the past, or did past events occur so that they could be remembered later?
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.
As we remove the chametz from our house, it’s time to reconsider how much food we throw away all year
More than any other Jewish holiday, Passover can turn mothers into obsessive control freaks. But if we’re to have a meaningful holiday, we have to resist the madness.
At the Seder, we open the door for Elijah. As a child, I thought he’d actually appear. Then I grew up, and anticipation faded into resignation.
Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo
As a black classical singer, I avoided singing negro spirituals—until Yiddish music helped me hear them in a new way as a Jew
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
It’s a busy week for our blended family: Last weekend, our Passover Seder; next weekend, our Greek Easter feast
More than 50 million copies of the Maxwell House Haggadah have been distributed since 1932, but a different, lower-profile version of the Passover prayerbook is the quintessential Jewish-American text
Holiday smartphone apps offer everything from a simulated candle for ferreting out hametz to a Ten Plagues noisemaker that you never knew you needed