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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

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...

Move over, Elijah: Interfaith kids joining the seder

By Deborah Fineblum Raub, JointMedia News Service March 28, 2012

When you have youngsters from interfaith families at your seder table, it can’t help but up the Passover ante. Maybe you are the kids’ auntie, or their grandparent, cousin, neighbor or friend. And maybe, just maybe you’re their parent.  Whatever...

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