Let’s get crafty for Passover. Learn how to make your very own matzah cover with Berkeley artist Claire Sherman. No sewing skills required! Special thanks to Elisheva Anisman and Shira Anisman for the beautiful examples shown in this piece! Why do we need to cover the matzah? The best way to explain this is to […]
Here’s a classic Jewish preschool song for Passover about life in Egypt before the Exodus. Join Jason Mesches and singalong at your seder – have a Pesach sameach! (Happy Passover.) Lots more Passover songs, introductions, apps, printables and how to videos are on our MEGA Passover page!
Learn the words to Chad Gadya, the popular song that comes at the end of the Passover Seder! It’s a cumulative song, meaning each verse buidls on those before it and it’s really fun to try to try to sing the whole thing in one breath! This karaoke video with a performance by Jason Mesches […]
The Sparks can’t find the chametz! The Plonys can’t make matzah balls! Ma nishtana? Why is this night different from all other nights? Find out on this Passover special episode of SHABOOM!
If you’re heading to a Passover Seder, it helps to know a little bit about what to expect. This video explains the basics, from the props on the table to the songs people sing. Happy Pesach and have a great seder!
Learn the Four Questions (aka Ma Nishtana) for Passover with your kids. Watch this short video from the Shaboom team to practice saying the words together. Have a wonderful Passover – chag Pesach sameach! Filmed on location at Temple Sinai Preschool in Oakland – with big thanks to Jonah, Eli and Leah Schwartz! Shaboom! voices […]
There’s a famous part of the Passover Haggadah where four children are described – one who is wise, wicked, simple and one does not know how to ask a question. We decided to zoom in these four sons (the tradition calls them sons, and we went literal here…do be sure to stay around for a comment on that […]
Hallel is a Jewish prayer that is recited in community as an act of praise and gratitude on holidays like Passover, Sukkot and Shavuot. Learn more about this powerful prayer in this video featuring Rabbi Josh Feigelson of the University of Chicago Divinity School. Hallel literally translates as “praise” and it is a way of […]