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Passover Recipes: Jewish Seder and Kid-Friendly Ideas

Passover is one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays, and it commemorates the Israelites’ exodus from slavery in ancient Egypt. With themes of freedom and renewal, celebrate Passover with recipes for your Seder meal, learn how to introduce children to the holiday, and connect with the holiday’s roots.

Passover Recipes

Passover for Kids

  • Shalom Sesame Shalom Sesame
    It’s Passover, Grover! showcases the Passover story, holiday preparations, and Hebrew words and phrases related to Passover. Continue
  • Passover Reading Books for Passover
    Reading is a great way to introduce children to anything, especially holidays. Get PBS Parents picks for some great reading. Continue
  • Passover Dessert Recipes Passover Dessert Recipes
    Visit the Kitchen Explorers blog with PBS Parents for a roundup of great Passover dessert ideas you can make with kids. Continue
  • Matzo Ball Soup Recipe Matzo Ball Soup
    Matzo ball soup is nearly synonymous with Passover Seders, and PBS Parents has a quick version to make cooking go faster. Continue

Learn More About Passover

  • Preparing for Passover Preparing for Passover
    Religion and Ethics Newsweekly highlight how observant Jews prepare for Passover by getting rid of everything in the house that is chametz, or leavened. Continue
  • Passover Meal Passover Meal
    Jewish cookbook author Joan Nathan explains the meaning behind some of the symbolic foods of the traditional Passover Seder. Continue
  • Passover Themes Passover Themes
    “Why is this night different from all other nights?” Rabbi Sharon Brous, founder of IKAR, a Jewish spiritual community in Los Angeles, says Passover is “the centerpiece of the Jewish moral imagination and the Jewish collective memory.” Continue
  • Passover Haggadah Passover Haggadah
    The earliest known written Haggadah, the story of the Jewish redemption from slavery in Egypt, dates from the mid-10th or 11th century. David Wachtel of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York talks about the significance of Haggadahs through the centuries. Continue


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