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Pesach: How to Raise Helpful and Respectful Children

This webinar was done for the OU two years ago, but the Pesach messages are timeless.

Pesach Theme: Animals.

In the past, I’ve found that picking one theme that follows us through Maggid really works well. I can focus pre-Pesach crafts and activities on one idea. For younger kids, we loved focusing on animals. Here are some of our ideas:

Make Seder Exciting for Kids!

Some great Seder hacks! In this video, I talk about how to make a kids’ friendly Seder table.

Haggadah Secrets for Kids

A short video on a cute Haggadah hack that’s been keep my kids happy for years!

WEEK 2: The Pre-Pesach No Panic Plan – A Checklist

Elana’s back with her No Panic Plan Checklist. Make sure to check out more of her wisdom at ekorganizing.com.

WEEK 1: The Post-Purim Pre-Pesach No Panic Plan – A Checklist

Welcome, Elana Kleinman of EKOrganizing who will be guest blogging for us leading up to Pesach. I have been loving some of Elana’s advice and organizing tips and tricks.

Pesach Giveaway: Onesies!

Congratulations to Julie Blair winner of our onesie giveaway! Thanks to the The Maven and The Mensch for our newest giveaway!

Oven Fried Curried Tofu

 As evidenced by Megillat Esther, the Jewish people have a long history with India.  Here’s an easy and delicious Indian dish you can make to serve at your Purim (or any!) meal. Serve it alone, over rice, or atop a salad.

Non-Alcoholic Margarita Cupcakes

Nothing shouts Purim louder than these!

Surviving Purim

Purim is about a lot of things. It is about the story of Esther. It’s about celebrating the evil decree that never took place. We celebrate by listening to the Purim story, by giving food to our friends and family, by holding a great feast and by giving charity. Along with that, we have little children underfoot, dressed up to the nines, filling their bellies with sugar. Here’s our survival guide:

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