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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Jurgen Krauss, who bakes challah for his familys synagogue, shows off his Passover-inspired pavlova in The Great British Baking Show tent. (Screenshot from Netflix)

Jürgen brings Passover to the ‘Great British Baking Show’ with charoset-and-matzah-topped pavlova

Philissa Cramer October 15, 2021

This story contains spoilers about Episode 4 in Season 9 of Netflix’s “The Great British Baking Show.” (JTA) — Jürgen Krauss, the “basically a Jewish dad” on the latest season of “The Great British Baking Show,” lived up to his reputation...

Corinne Darvish says Persian Passover seders bring a level of fun that many non-Sephardic Jews seem to enjoy.

Dayenu ‘warfare’ is Persian seder tradition

CORINNE N. DARVISH, Special to the Jewish Light April 4, 2012

When I tell people how my Persian family celebrates Passover, many people tell me that they want to be Sephardic.  I don’t know that we’ll be able to swing the rice and legumes, but as far as I know, there are no prohibitions on green onions. During...

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