Passover Seder

How to Involve the Kids in Passover

How to Involve the Kids in Passover

The Jewish holiday of Passover begins next Monday evening with the Seder, a ritual feast.  Friends and family gather together to retell the story of the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.

Rabbi Ilana Garber from Beth El Temple of West Hartford, also the mother of two young children, ages 4 1/2 and 3, has tips to help this important evening go smoothly, as a learning experience for everyone.

1.)  Manage Expectations

Give kids a heads-up about this special night, often held in the dining room with adults.  “I’ve been talking to them about next Monday,...