Pesach Roundup

I plan on this being my last Pesach-related post. Thanks to a pre-Yom Tov discussion with our offspring, we enjoyed the last day of the holiday. Two out of our five guests actually showed up. On erev chag, I went around to the neighbors collecting potatoes, which they were happy to donate to the … [Read more...]

Unofficial Guide to Pesach Shopping in Israel

When my aunt first shopped for Pesach after making aliyah, she was excited by the huge assortment of kosher for Passover products.b When Pesach was over, she learned that all those products contained kitniyot (legumes), which Ashkenazi Jews avoid on Pesach. Israel has a much larger kitniyot-eating … [Read more...]