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How Is This Cheesecake Different From All Other Cheesecakes?

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.

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The Four Sons, Reimagined

A gallery in Upper Manhattan is exhibiting works from 11 artists, which resemble interpretations of the story of the Four Sons in the haggadah

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Seder: A Family Passover Story

Though the faces at Seders may change, family traditions—hopefully—remain with us forever 

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When a Hungry Italian Goes to His First Seder

With Passover as a backdrop, Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco shows us the edges of the eating Venn diagram for Italians and Jews

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Remembrance of Honey Cakes Past

My grandmother Fanny made my favorite Passover dessert. I’ve been searching for the recipe for decades. Now I’ve finally found it—sort of.

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For African-American Jews, the History’s in the Charoset

To create a charoset dish that holds meaning for African-American Jews, try including ingredients that are derived from crops of the transatlantic slave trade

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Einstein in 1945: Thanks for the Matzo

An auction house recently sold a letter typed by Albert Einstein to a New York mazto-maker, in which the theoretical physicist showed some love for unleavened bread

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The Orange, a Symbol of Inclusivity, Belongs on the Seder Plate

The orange stands for a commitment to stop erasing people from the Passover narrative and start allowing everyone to have a meaningful role in Jewish life

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My Kosher-for-Passover Birthday

A writer learns to cope with those times when her birthday overlaps with Passover—thanks to her mother’s cookies

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Super Bowl Sunday: The Forgotten Jewish Holiday

It’s like Rosh Hashanah for football fans. Or is it like Passover? Whatever it is, it’s something familiar for Jews.

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Affleck’s Ancestor Owned Slaves–Now What?

What the movie star could learn from the story of a woman who shared with her family, over Passover, that they had once owned slaves

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The Days of Matzo and Baklava

It’s a busy week for our blended family: Last weekend, our Passover Seder; next weekend, our Greek Easter feast

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Holocaust Survivor’s Hidden Haggadah Found

Passover prayerbook scrawled in diary donated to Yad Vashem

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Passover at the White House

Seventh annual seder featured matzo-ball soup, Sephardic charoset balls

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The One Website You Should Visit This Passover

Movements.org is crowdsourcing liberty around the world

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Did a Seder Plate Propel the Mets to the 1969 World Series?

How a Brooklyn yeshiva’s sad fate was tied to the team’s ‘miracle’ season

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Jewish Power and Jewish Powerlessness

The psychic toll of Jewish privilege being so cyclically linked to victimization

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Our Seder for Jorge

A Catholic women hosts Passover for a Jewish exchange student from Brazil

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Kosher For Passover Brunch Recipes

Waffles, pancakes, and crumb cake muffins that are also gluten-free

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A Final Passover With My Mother

After years of forgoing the ritual, she insisted on one last seder

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Why I Published My Own Passover Haggadah

The seder marks a global Jewish event—I wanted a book that felt as diverse

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A Flourless Hazelnut Torte for Passover

How my German grandmother’s recipe became my go-to holiday dessert

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The Stories We Tell About Passover

A Bronx bubbe meets Elijah and target practice with matzoh balls

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I Can Haz Exodus?

An impressively complex retelling of the biblical story—with cats

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A Seder of My Own

After my mother died, I made Passover just the way she did—until, drawing inspiration from Purim, I made my own tradition

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This Year, Orange Seeds on the Seder Plate

For inclusive storytelling, the audience is as important as the story

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Berbere Brisket Recipe for Passover

Michael Twitty puts an Ethiopian twist on an Ashkenazi standby

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A Passover Miracle: Turning Matzo Into Candy

The bread of affliction never tasted so good, thanks to Marcy Goldman’s recipe for caramel-covered buttercrunch

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