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Maxwell House Is Offering a 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Haggadah


The cover of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” edition of the Maxwell House Haggadah features an illustration of the hit show’s cast

(JTA) — Real life tradition and television nostalgia collide in a collaboration between the venerable Maxwell House Haggadah and the hit Amazon series “T…

The Passover Story for Kids


The story of Passover is pretty complex and rather long, which means you might lose your youngest kids in the retelling of it. Personally, I am a huge fan of The Prince of Egypt — an animated version of the Book of Exodus that’s perfect for children — and I can’t recommend it highly…

Combating Anti-Semitism With Love and Matzah


Joyce Fienberg was a connector. Bringing people together for a holiday meal was incredibly important to her, and not just her family: She invited people she met on world travels, her students from the University of Pittsburgh, colleagues. She loved connecting people of all different backgro…

A New Kind of Aliyah


Penny Falko, 29, left her senior position in a global banking corporation in Hungary to make Aliyah

Thousands of young people from around the world every year leave family, friends, and careers behind to immigrate to Israel. This generation of “new” new immigrants arrive full of motiva…

Progress and Innovation at SouthUp


Less than 3 years ago, a group of ten San Diego donors, the Jewish Federation of San Diego, and our Sha’ar HaNegev partners founded the most unique tech incubator in all of Israel – SouthUp. SouthUp is being used as the model by the Israeli Innovation Authority for their issuance of a R…