A Keefe Easter

I think the Passover/Easter combination is more difficult than Hanukkah/Christmas. This is because Easter most always falls within Passover. Over the past few years, Sam has celebrated Easter with my family: joining us for mass, taking part in the Easter egg hunt, and sitting down with us for our giant ham dinner. Two years ago, […]

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Interfaith Passover Before and After Kids

A woman recalls the first Passover she brought her now husband to, and the current challenge of celebrating the holiday with their daughter who also celebrates Easter

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Fasting on Your Wedding Day

By Sam Goodman Ash Wednesday fell this past week.  The holiday marks the beginning of Lent, a period of penance, fasting, and abstinence in the Catholic faith, as well as many other Christian denominations. Ash Wednesday is one of the two days during the liturgical year that Catholics between the ages of 18 and 59 […]

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My Kosher-For-Passover Easter Dinner

When two religions share one home, can an Easter dinner feel authentic while also meeting Passover’s dietary restrictions?

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Hunting for Answers, Not Eggs

Easter in Kentucky with her new boyfriend–she thought it would be fun, but in retrospect wonders how she didn’t know what she was getting herself into.

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Matzah and Mass: Interfaith Families Tackle Their Passover-Easter Dilemma

Celebrate one? Both? They don’t typically ask their rabbis, but they do have to decide what to do about these major spring holidays.

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What We Learned From InterfaithFamily.com’s 2010 Passover-Easter.com

More interfaith families raising their children Jewish are participating in secular Easter activities in a way that they believe does not compromise their children?s Jewish identity. These trends emerged from the sixth annual Passover/Easter Survey conducted by InterfaithFamily.com.

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Easter in Front

His girls go to Jewish day school–how would they react to the neighbors’ Easter celebration? How would he?

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Stranger

A Catholic woman with a Jewish partner remembers her first Easter alone in a strange church in a new city.

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How to Run a Great Interfaith Seder

Professional advice on how to make an inclusive, non-offensive interfaith Passover seder, including choosing a theme and?adapting or excluding certain prayers and songs.

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