Painting Your Fingernails With Plagues

When recounting the story of the ten plagues at the seder table, you may have found that dipping a pinkie finger in wine is just not realistic enough. Wine is kind of reminiscent of blood, but hardly of locusts, or cattle disease, or death of the first born. Or darkness (that is, until after you’ve downed the fifth cup and your mother-in-law is standing over you singing “Dayenu“). Would it…

Children’s Passover Books

A relatively newcomer to the Passover scene is the colorfully appealing Afikomen Mambo, by Joe Black and illustrated by Linda Prater. Sold together with the book is a CD with performance by Black, who is well known for his music…. The theme of grandparents passing on traditions to grandchildren is a familiar part of Passover; less familiar is the twist it takes in Abuelita’s Secret Matzahs, by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and illustrated…

The No Potato Passover: A Journey of Food, Travel and Color by Aviva Kanoff

Join author Aviva Kanoff on a culinary journey from Italy to Morocco and places in-between (including England, France, Italy, Croatia, Austria, Hungary as well as Jamaica and Israel). You’ll explore the tastes and colors of cultures far and near as Aviva puts a creative spin on exotic cuisines just in time for Passover! This food adventure will be leaving behind that starchy Passover staple, the potato, turning to healthy and…

Stone Soup with Matzoh Balls: A Passover Tale in Chelm by Linda Glaser (Author), Maryam Tabatabaei (Illustrator)

An old man walks into the town of Chelm asking for food. The townspeople claim they have nothing to share, but the man explains that he can make enough food for everyone with just a stone. The townspeople are intrigued and watch the man as he creates a pot of delicious matzoh ball soup. As he begins to cook, he asks for one ingredient and then another, which the townspeople provide.…

Book Giveaway: Let My Children Cook: A Passover Cookbook for Kids

Weekly Giveaway #3 Begins NOW! Now that Purim is over….what steps are you taking to get ready for Passover? LIKE our page and COMMENT with your answer for a chance to win a free copy of Let My Children Cook: A Passover Cookbook for Kids! https://www.facebook.com/LetMyChildrenCook/posts/1430136090565884

Prepare for Pesach … B’simchah!

40 lifesaving lessons to help you make it to the finish line Is it really possible to get ready for Pesach with joy? Let Chava Dumas show you how! Believe it or not, it’s not only possible, but you’ve already taken the first step just by picking up this book! Whether this is your first time preparing for Pesach or you’ve been doing it for years, things only get better…

Passover Book sale @Jewish Publication Society/University of Nebraska Press

Save 30% on a selection of books in honor of Passover. Visit our Passover sale page for more information. To receive your discount, enter the code 6PSP4 in the promotion code field of your shopping cart and click “update.” To place your order by phone, call Longleaf Services at 1-800-848-6224. Please mention the promotion code when placing your order. This discount expires April 22, 2014