Tag: chametz

Preparing for פֶּסַח (Pesach-Passover)

This week was very exciting! All of the children had the opportunity to explore one of the ways that some Jewish people might prepare for פֶּסַח (Pesach-Passover). At the Jewish Enrichment Center, we clean up and put away all of the chametz (foods that rise, like bread, crackers and “o” shaped cereal), that we might …

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Sell Your Bread? Say What?!

It came up casually, as part of a different conversation about Pesach, and immediately, it grabbed our 5th – 7th grade children’s attention: some Jews sell their חמץ chametz (leavened foods) for Pesach. What?! How? Why?   So we did what we usually do when children have questions: we started researching. We turned to the Torah, to …

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