In the weeks before Passover, the thoughts of many Jewish families turn to the guests they'll invite to the seders and the holiday dishes they'll shlep out of storage.
Some New York Jews will think about appliance cords and electrical outlets.
As part of its mandate to educate the Jewish community about fire safety, The Ahava Project will distribute Passover-related safety warnings at several local Jewish day schools prior to the first seder on April 16.
Suddenly in Jewish Westchester, land of spacious homes and ample backyards, nothing seems to fit.
Westchesterís Jews, once limited by upper-crust restrictions, are experiencing a 40-percent population surge in the past 10 years, only to find that their infrastructure of schools and shuls now seems too small, tight around the seams.
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