What to Tell To Elijah On A Quarantined Passover?

Notes to elijah for quarantine passover

Tonight is the first night of Passover, the seven-day Jewish holiday that commemorates the the exodus of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. It is celebrated with a Seder (a ritualistic dinner) and according to tradition, during this time, our homes are graced by the presence of Elijah the prophet. The universally accepted custom is to pour him a cup of wine (the “Cup of Elijah”), open the front door of our homes and invite him in.

Elijah cup available here

However, given that the world is in presently under strict quarantine orders as a result of the global Coronavirus Pandemic, people are instructed to not only stay home and cease socializing, but to keep at east 6 feet from others. So, what do we tell Elijah? Read more

Matzo Madness from Balls to Dolls

Matzo (also referred to as matza or matzah) is an unleavened flatbread that is part of Jewish cuisine and forms an integral element of the Passover festival. “The bread of affliction” has numerous explanations behind its symbolism, one of which is historical: Passover is a commemoration of the exodus from Egypt. Over time (in this case, we’re talkin’ centuries), matzo and matzoballs have become a pop culture icon and are now available as numerous novelty items. Read more