Chametz

A Debate Full Of Beans

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Turns out that Conservative Jews know beans — about tradition and change, that is.
 

The Conservative movement has OK'd kitniyot during Passover, but how many people are following suit?

04/26/2016 - 18:37

Turns out that Conservative Jews do know beans — about tradition and change, that is.

The movement’s December ruling permitting the eating of kitniyot (legumes including rice, corn and beans) on Passover was a prime discussion last week at many seder tables. Now the question is how many Conservative Jews are eating them.

Lively legumes: New seder staples for Ashkenazim?

Burn Notice

03/30/2015 - 20:00
Staff Writer

A Erev Passover in Israel is not a good time for anyone with respiratory problems.

Everywhere you go, smoke gets in your lungs. And in your eyes. And all over you.

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Pastry That Inspired Two Marriage Proposals

Dive back into chametz, post-Passover, with peanut butter and chocolate rugelach.
04/10/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Before I started my Jewish food blog, and developed a love for making lox, brisket and bagels, my passion was baking. I made elaborately decorated cupcakes, chunky chocolate chip cookies and layered birthday cakes. But my rugelach became what I was known for and continues to be my most requested treat. I have had no fewer than two marriage proposals over these cookies.

These rugelach prompted two marriage proposals from satisfied eaters. Amy Kritzer

Jewish Singles Clean [Facebook] for Passover

A common joke before Passover is that we need to remove the "cookies" from our Web Browser before the holiday. Of course, web browser cookies (or HTTP cookies) are not real cookies and do not really need to be removed for Passover, when all leavened products are forbidden.

Some joke about cleaning out Web cookies before Passover
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