The Art of Perfect Matzo Symmetry

A tutorial for the precision-minded

Talking to W’s Chief of Staff

At the GOP convention, Josh Bolten reminisces about introducing President Bush to shmurah matzo

The Loyal Matzo Peddler

NY Times Magazine interviews a matzo purveyor, but Tablet has the inside scoop.

This Matzo Isn’t a Mitzvah

Gluten-free matzo seems to offer deliverance for people with celiac disease and similar ailments. But this unleavened bread isn’t kosher for Seders.

Matzo and Modern Art

From a Jonathan Adler Seder plate to a mezuzah that evokes the parting of the Red Sea, high-design Passover tchotchkes for your home

Funniest Nights

From setting crumbs on fire to the awkwardness of eating a matzoh-and-salami sandwich, an illustrator recounts her family’s weird and wonderful Passover traditions

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

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.

All the Food News You Can Stomach

Catered Seders, phoney matzah, and more

Crash Course

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

A Bad Jewish Poetry Contest

And our ode to soup

Before the Exodus

A tour of Streit’s matzo factory, while it’s still in the neighborhood

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