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An Unorthodox Passover

This year’s Passover Seder will definitely be different. But it can still be meaningful and beautiful, and we’re here to show you how

April 07, 2020

Passover has always offered solace and meaning during difficult times. This year’s Seder may look very different from all other Seders, but we’ve got you covered.

Our Social Distanced Seder Guide:

This episode walks you through the steps of the Seder, with special guests, perfect-for-Passover music, and more.

Passover Preppin:

Marcy Goldman, author of the Newish Jewish Cookbook, tells us about her famous Caramel Matzoh Crunch recipe. Plus, a visits New York City restaurant Jack’s Wife Freda, where owners Maya and Dean Jankelovitz offer some expert tips about hosting a Passover seder.

Feeing the Family:

A visit to the Joyva factory to see how the jelly rings, marshmallow twists, and halvah bars get made. We also talk with Einat Admony about her popular falafel chain Taim and bringing Israeli street food to the U.S. Then, a conversation with Mexican Jewish chef Pati Jinich, host of Pati’s Mexican Kitchen, about growing up eating dishes like gefilte fish a la Veracruzana. Plus, the sister team behind Soom Foods, whose parents are kvelling about their line of tahini-based products

Tell us what you’re doing to make this year’s Seder special: Email us at [email protected] or leave a message at 914-570-4869.

Shalom, friends

Unorthodox, the No. 1 Jewish-themed podcast, is a smart, fresh, fun weekly take on Jewish news and culture hosted by Mark Oppenheimer, Stephanie Butnick, and Liel Leibovitz. You can listen to episodes here and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.