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Four New Questions – The Passover Challenge

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Every year, our children learn to sing the “Four Questions”. The Haggadah is actually filled with questions for the young and old alike. Let this holiday dinner (seder) be the opportunity to let all question run free. Sometimes it’s hard to address children’s questions on abstract topics and the harder parts of our history. This [...]

Practice the Four Questions with ShirLaLa

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Practice the Four Questions!
Click here to sing along with Shira..
[Audio clip: view full post to listen]
And check out this new iPhone app to learn the 4 Questions!
 

Pesach Hebrew Coloring Page – Pesach (Passover)

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Celebrate this wonderful holiday with all of your senses!
Listen to the story…
Taste our sweet, bitter, and salty history…
Smell the springtime…
Touch the flat, crunchy matzah…
See your friends and family around the seder table!

Click here for a Seder Plate coloring page

Pesach Hebrew Coloring Page – Haggadah

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

There are many many different kinds of Haggadas. What does yours look like?

Click here for a Haggadah coloring page

Pesach Hebrew Coloring Page – Mah Nishtanah?

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

How is this night different from all other nights? Practice the Four Questions with ShirLaLa Pesach, track 11.
(You can sing along with Shira HERE!) 
So many questions… What other questions come up for you this Passover?

Click here for a Four Questions coloring page

Pesach Hebrew Coloring Page – B’dikat Chametz (Searching for Chametz)

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Can you find the last crumbs of chametz in your home?

Click here for a Passover Coloring Page

Passover – Crafted for Curious Minds

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Every year we come together to tell the story, to taste our salty and bitter history, to crunch on matzah and to uplift with the season cycle of spring.
How do we keep it interesting?  How can the seder itself not only be a ritual of the senses but also an annual pilgrimage of discovery?
For the last two [...]

Four New Questions – The Passover Challenge

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Every year, our children learn to sing the “Four Questions”. The Haggadah is actually filled with questions for the young and old alike. Let this holiday dinner (seder) be the opportunity to let all question run free. Sometimes it’s hard to address children’s questions on abstract topics and the harder parts of our history. This [...]

Travis The Tree – A Tu B’Shvat Story

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Travis the Tree
By Rabbi Molly G. Kane
More from Rabbi Molly 
 
“Travis the Tree,” as he was known around Prospect Park, knew the holiday of Tu B’Shevat was coming up, but he didn’t quite know what to expect. He heard some rumors that it was a holiday all about his people…the Trees. He knew there would be [...]

Create Your Own Tu B’Shvat Seder

Friday, January 1st, 2016

If you’ve never participated in a seder for Tu B’Shvat, you’re missing out! I want to give you the tools to host your own this year. Modeled after the Passover seder, it can be a very beautiful experience full of delicious fruits and nuts, great discussion, music, and a chance to explore your spiritual connections [...]

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