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By Mindy Avra Portnoy

ISBN-10: 0761359222

ISBN-13: 9780761359227

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ISBN-13: 9780822599074

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Whilst her mom and dad get divorced, a bit lady is anxious approximately many stuff, together with how she's going to rejoice the Jewish vacations in various families. the vacation of Passover offers her an opportunity to have fun individually with each one guardian.

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The Hebrew letter s in the word Chai (chet and yod) which mean life, have a numerical equiva lent of 18. 1 c. apricots 3 apples, peeled and cubed 2 bananas, peeled and sliced 1 lemon, juice and rind 1 orange, peeled and sectioned 1 c. walnuts or pecans 1 c. cashews 1 c. pitted prunes 1 c. pitted dates 1 c. dried figs 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/ 2 c. almonds 1/ 2 c. hazelnuts Dash nutmeg Dash mace or cloves Dash coriander 1/ 4 c. matzah meal 1/ 2 c. sweet wine Combine in large bowl and mix well. Add to food processer in batche s and process until chunky.

Makes about 2 quarts. Courtesy Loretta Vitale Saks 31 Glossary Afikomen — the special piece of matzah hidden at the seder to keep children involved Charoset — a mixture of apples, nuts, cinnamon, and wine (and sometimes figs, dates, and other fruits) representing the mortar used by the Jewish slaves in building cities for the Egyptian Pharaoh Dayenu — the Hebrew word for “It would have been enough for us,” a song of gratitude sung at the seder Four Cups of Wine — Jews traditionally drink four cups of wine at the seder to recall God’s four promises of redemption to the Israelite slaves Four Questions — traditionally asked by the youngest at the seder, the Questions pertain to the unusual seder foods and rituals Haggadah — literally meaning “to tell,” the special book of prayers, psalms, rituals, and text read at the seder Matzah — unleavened bread Operation Magic Carpet — the secret airlift of 45,000 Yemenite Jews to the new state of Israel in 1949-50 Passover — Jewish holiday that commemorates the biblical story of the exodus from Egypt Seder — the Hebrew word for “order,” the word for the communal meal at which the story of the Exodus is retold and ritual foods are eaten About the author Mindy Avra Portnoy is the author of four previous books, including Where Do People Go When They Die?

ABOUT THE illustrator Valeria Cis was born and raised in the city of Rosario, Argentina, where she still lives with her little son, Facundo, and her husband, Sebastián. Valeria studied fine art at The University of Humanities and Arts in Rosario. When not illustrating, she likes to spend her time playing with her son and collecting wooden chairs and old irons. 32 Mindy Avra Portnoy is the author of four previous books, including Where Do People Go When They Die? and Matzah Ball: A Passover Story.

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