Making Your Seder Kid Friendly and Magical

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The year: 1999. The place: Beth Shalom Congregation, Elkins Park, PA, event hall. The room is full of about 150 elementary school students, sitting around round tables laden with plastic plates, wine cups we made ourselves, all fidgeting in our new Passover clothes. At the front of the room, aloft a podium, is Dr. Steven […]

Vegetarian and Vegan Passover Recipes

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If you’re looking for animal friendly Passover alternatives, look no further than the NewKosher vegan cookbook. Chock full of Passover recipes, as well as delicious recipes for the entire Jewish year, this book is holy in more ways than one. Of course, who wouldn’t love Matzo-Potato Ball Soup, Salad of Romaine Hearts, Eggplant “Cookies” with […]

Your PunkTorah Guide To Passover

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  Passover is almost here, and that means house cleaning, grocery shopping, and of course, binge eating chametz! Here at PunkTorah, we have a few resources to make the transition from everyday life to Passover 5774 even easier. Have A Good Laugh Jews love a good joke, and a good story. Mother Morpher has a […]

Passover – A Celebration of Life and Freedom

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As Jews, we suspend Torah reading for the eight days of Passover to reflect on our freedom and the story of Exodus. ¬†Modern Jews, of course, have never been slaves nor do we have any real understanding of how horrific it would be. ¬†We also know that our people’s narrative of Exodus is something that […]

PunkTorah’s Virtual Mishloach Manot

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Every Purim we give mishloach manot, little goodie bags filled with cookies, candies, airplane bottles of booze…you know, whatever you are into. Unfortunately, an online community doesn’t have virtual mishloach manot. And while 3D printers can do amazing things, we haven’t managed to find one that can bake the perfect poppyseed hamentaschen from digital schematics. […]