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Two Nights, Three Seders

Restaurants getting into the holiday spirit

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About Time: How Early Modern European Calendars Changed Jewish Conceptions of Time

A vivid new scholarly book illuminates how the calendars of early modern Europe—playful, alive, and beautifully designed—reflected and transformed Jewish conceptions of time

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Paschal Lampoon

Forget Purim. Passover has a rich comedic tradition all its own, with parodies of the haggadah mocking everything from rabbis and the rich to Mussolini and Hitler.

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iPassover

Holiday smartphone apps offer everything from a simulated candle for ferreting out hametz to a Ten Plagues noisemaker that you never knew you needed

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Off the Table

After a kosher-certifying agency deemed quinoa, the South American grain-like seed, Passover-compliant, it’s become a darling of the Passover table. But now rabbis are having doubts.

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Up in the Attic

Sacred Trash, new from Nextbook Press, tells the remarkable story of the Cairo Geniza, a trove of Jewish documents from the Middle Ages discovered again in the late 1800s

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Plagued

For an unrepentant news junkie, the Seder plate’s symbolism can turn topical, transforming the usual boiled eggs and parsley into delicacies like Qaddafi charoset and bitter Boehner herb

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Push-Pull

I became a Jew at the age of 39, and I love my new faith. But learning to embrace Jewish food—especially at Passover—was another story.

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Refill

Specialty cocktails inspired by the Seder plate offer the flavors of Passover with a twist

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To the Last Detail

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

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Passover 2011

On the Feast of Unleavened Bread, here’s all of Tablet Magazine’s Passover coverage and commentary, covering everything from quinoa to Qaddafi to Seder-plate cocktails

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Sundown: War With Hezbollah Could Get Ugly

Plus, the hottest kosher spot on the Upper West Side, and more

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Introducing ‘Eastover’

And presenting a special ecumenical challenge

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Cracked

In this week’s “Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, we interrogate what it means to ask questions—and ponder a fridge full of damaged eggs

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Breadwinner

Comment of the week

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Crossing Over

Journalists Steve and Cokie Roberts, a non-observing Jew and a Catholic, have hosted Passover Seders together for four decades. They share the rituals from their interfaith observance in a new haggadah.

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An Original Haggadah

Your Vox Tablet preview

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Copy That

Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, knew about the importance of the public domain, in which shared stories shape common consciousness. But today we're much more interested in private profit.

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Tablet Magazine Celebrates One Year

These are a few of our favorite things, part 4

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Field Study: Why Shavuot is All But Ignored Across America

The holiday is a favorite among scholars, but is it too abstract to become popular among all but the most engaged or observant Jews?

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Kids These Days

After a seder circus, wondering if too much emphasis on children is ruining ritual

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Of Passover and Cookie Dough

A rabbi weighs in

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Today on Tablet

Breaking Passover in style, the ‘linkage’ problem, and more

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It Is Risen

At the end of Passover festival known as Mimouna, Moroccan Jews return to yeasty treats in grand style

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It Oughta Be Kosher!

This Passover, help yourself to some cookie dough

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A Different Night

A Washington journalist discusses some of the Christian seders he has thrown

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Daybreak: China Hops Onboard

Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news

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Early Sundown: Freeze This!

Plus Jesus and ‘The Simpsons,’ and more

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Today on Tablet

Graphic Jew, alterna-Seder, and more

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Daybreak: Who’s Got Israel’s Back?

Plus Iran’s sanctions, Obama’s Seder, and more in the news

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