The Tribe

For Israelis, A Seder Shidduch

Beating back the homesick blues on Passover, with a little help from some fellow expats.

04/17/2014
Special To The Jewish Week
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“I call it ‘The Orphanage’,” Elad Kabilio laughs. He’s referring to a conglomerate of borrowed tables, each a different height, which — when pushed together and camouflaged by a white cloth — becomes a large seder table. Surrounded by 20 to 30 mismatched chairs, it takes up the entire living room in his Hell’s Kitchen apartment. “It’s where people without their families come.”

The seder table for Israeli “orphans” at Elad Kabilio’s apartment in Hell’s Kitchen. Elad Kabilio
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